awkward


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He found time to admire the ease with which she sat down, then lurched toward a chair facing her, overwhelmed with consciousness of the awkward figure he was cutting.
It's awkward to be interrupted in this way, isn't it?
It was an awkward letter to write--and it's a comfort to have it over.
Well, all I can say is, Madame Mantalini, that I quite love the poor girl; and that if she was twice as indifferent- looking, and twice as awkward as she is, I should be only so much the more her friend, and that's the truth of it.
said Miss Knag, bestowing a kiss upon Kate at the conclusion of the second day's work, 'how very awkward you have been all day.
It is impossible to go back to the same conversation, to talk of trifles is awkward, and yet the desire to speak is there and silence seems like affectation.
No," answered Pierre, evidently not considering awkward the meaning Princess Mary had given to his words.
The script was good but Jack was doing it in a little bit of an awkward way because that's where he was and the place just felt a little bit awkward.
QUETTA:The Quetta traffic police on Sunday initiated a crackdown against cars parked in awkward positions creating a traffic jam from Salahuddin Chowk to Manan Chowk on main Jinnah Road.
QUETTA -- The Quetta traffic police on Sunday initiated a crackdown against cars parked in awkward positions creating a traffic jam from Salahuddin Chowk to Manan Chowk on main Jinnah Road.
Ylona Garcia overcame the awkward silence of the first meeting and took the opportunity to take a selfie.
Karen Gillan says she is a"pretty awkward person" in real life.