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The man thanked him as clumsily as he could and went his way, and the bystanders were again filled with admiration at their new governor's judgments and sentences.
Nathless, he held his stick so clumsily that the crowd laughed in great glee.
The night was warm and I was thirsty, and I went stretching my legs clumsily and feeling my way in the dark- ness, to the little table where the siphon stood, while Ogilvy exclaimed at the streamer of gas that came out towards us.
Straight lines are too prevalent - too uninterruptedly continued - or clumsily interrupted at right angles.
While he was trying his luck in milking, and managing the matter very clumsily, the uneasy beast began to think him very troublesome; and at last gave him such a kick on the head as knocked him down; and there he lay a long while senseless.
But just when he was clumsily creeping toward the door, that dreadful something on the other side was already pressing against it and forcing its way in.
Very clumsily attempted, but attempted murder none the less.
He had clumsily allowed Mirabel to improve his position--while he had himself lost ground--in Emily's estimation.
He's taken a dark thriller from the pen of the Coen brothers and used sentiment to clumsily stick it to a serious tale of 1950s racial prejudice.
A strange, clumsily handled third-act turn undoes some of the charm, however, and while the pic could entice a cult viewership on VOD, it's likely too dark and odd to kickstart even a minor franchise.
It's clumsily resolved but given class by Rush and Ennio Morricone's distinctive music.
The England and Manchester United captain received a straight red for clumsily chopping down Stewart Downing as 10-man United clung on to beat West Ham at Old Trafford.