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  • crookedly; out of position; askew [Barron]
  • in a turned or twisted position or direction; askew [Taisha]
adverb, adjective
    1. with a turn or twist to one side; askew: to glance or look awry
    2. away from the expected or proper direction; amiss; wrong: Our plans went awry.

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