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There remains no credible evidence at all that anything untoward occurred in the 2020 election.
I have a suspicion that someone is trying to recategorize my generosity to ex-girlfriends as something more untoward.
Gwinn always maintained there was nothing untoward about the contracts and hired an outside accounting firm to audit them, which found accepted accounting principles were followed, the newspaper reported.
After somebody has gotten a vaccine—weeks or months later—they can have an untoward immune reaction.
The story of this untoward event illustrates at once the morbid habit of his mind and the bitter passions of those times.
So solemn was his air, so sober his voice, that both girls felt a premonition of the untoward message that he bore.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
Where a Professor Whitney may succeed in spite of untoward circumstances, a dozen will probably fail because of circumstances.
On his way home Francie was a good deal occupied with the recollection of this untoward incident.
But Charles, absorbed as always in himself, saw nothing untoward in their presence.
STUDIES IN LOVE AND IN TERRORMARIE BELLOC LOWNDES
He hoped nothing serious had happened to drag her out at such an untoward time.
THE WELL-BELOVEDTHOMAS HARDY

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