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How to use crookedly in a sentence

Constructed in another way the gun cannot but shoot crookedly.
THEISM OR ATHEISMCHAPMAN COHEN
His eyes glared at the paper through the glasses placed crookedly upon his nose.
THE ISLE OF UNRESTHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
I wonder that, when the twig is so ruthlessly and persistently bent, the tree should reach up ever so crookedly towards heaven.
A NEW ATMOSPHEREGAIL HAMILTON
Below the edges of these anemic patched garments, loomed one old boot and one shoe, laced crookedly with a piece of rawhide.
THE LONG DIM TRAILFORRESTINE C. HOOKER
The fencing about the house and garden was very crookedly laid up with rails.
NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF HENRY BIBB, AN AMERICAN SLAVE, WRITTEN BY HIMSELFHENRY BIBB
One of those fins sank, canting the ship crookedly, preventing any new take-off.
STORM OVER WARLOCKANDRE NORTON
It had no valley, but meandered crookedly through a mere trench in the flat prairie.
SOUTH FROM HUDSON BAYE. C. [ETHEL CLAIRE] BRILL
Stuck crookedly into a corner of the glass there was a cockling snapshot.
THE BOY WITH WINGSBERTA RUCK
He used me crookedly at last, however; for he accused me of dishonesty, and attempted to bring me to punishment.
WILSON'S TALES OF THE BORDERS AND OF SCOTLAND, VOL. XXALEXANDER LEIGHTON
There was a bed in it, and a rocking chair, and one or two pictures hanging crookedly upon the wall.
THANKFUL'S INHERITANCEJOSEPH C. LINCOLN

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