Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Awk, + -ward,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Prob. Ice. afug, turned wrong way, and suff. -ward, expressing direction.
I be gettin' monstrous awkward!
"Janet of the Dunes" by Harriet T. Comstock
Both felt the awkwardness of the situation.
"The Promise" by James B. Hendryx
But to call and ask her to come to him was awkward.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
Margaret was very grave, and as nearly awkward as it was possible for her to be.
"Deerbrook" by Harriet Martineau
I felt certain that I should be snubbed, but, to avoid general awkwardness, I took the chair beside Mrs. Ascher.
"Gossamer" by George A. Birmingham
She was actually making that silent, awkward lad talk!
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
He remained heedless of the other three boys hanging awkwardly in the middle distance.
"The Adventures of Bobby Orde" by Stewart Edward White
I couldn't be expected to foresee that she would display this awkward loyalty of hoping.
"The Kingdom Round the Corner" by Coningsby Dawson
Lisle was strongly impressed, but, as Millicent noticed, he betrayed no awkwardness.
"The Long Portage" by Harold Bindloss
But do you find the grade awkward when she's steaming properly?
"Brandon of the Engineers" by Harold Bindloss
With that he took his book, and left
An awkward silence to my care,
That soon I filled with questions deft
"The Letter L" by Jean Ingelow
Thy flesh to earth, thy soul to God,
We gave, O gallant brother;
And o'er thy grave the awkward squad
Fired into one another!
"General B.F. Butler" by Ambrose Bierce
Rearing is an awkward vice,
No rider ever thinks it nice.
When the horse prances on two feet
It's difficult to keep one's seat.
"Rearing" by Mary Tourtel
To one who to tradition clings
This seems an awkward state of things,
But if to think it out you try,
It doesn't really signify.
"My Dream" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Robin thought on Our Lady deere,
And soone leapt up againe,
And thus he came with an awkwarde stroke;
Good Sir Guy hee has slayne.
"Robin Hood And Guy Of Gisborne" by Anonymous British
An 'orseman would find it awkward
At first with a push that flew,
But blame my cats if I know what else
They'll find for Bill to do.
"My Mate Bill" by Anonymous Oceania
It's getting awkward in Denver.
Stimulus criticism awkward in places.
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This morning, on Chicago's WGN morning show, Jeff Tweedy made his debut as an awkward, self-deprecating weatherman.
(Image from "Awkward Black Girl" episode 7.
But the way he lived his life is now the subject of a heated debate among American Catholics that reveals much about the modern-day church's complicated and sometimes awkward relations with its black parishioners.
"The remark about the poor immediately became catalogued in a growing list of awkward comments by Mr Romney".
Awkward and uncultivated in appearance, manner or behavior.
On 'Feherty,' stories from an 'awkward' man.
'The Oranges' is unfunny and extremely awkward.
From MC Hammer to Steve Forbes, the Most Awkward, Unfunny 'SNL' Hosts.
Each shot is slightly lopsided, each cut the cinematic equivalent of an awkward shift of weight.
Not easily managed, handled, or used (as because of bulk, weight, complexity, or awkwardness): cumbersome.
Three weeks in and you're already bored of anything that involves a rotating belt and you jiggling awkwardly in place.
The chief disadvantage is the awkwardness of viewing a four-dimensional category as a three-dimensional category with extra structure.
Three-Dimensional 2-Framed TQFTs and Surgery
This matrix element vanishes in the chiral limit and in the situation for B6 SU (3) limit, making the usual techniques for both lattice gauge theory and QCD estimates (1/2) depends on the scalar and awkward to apply.
Theoretical Summary Lecture for EPS HEP99
Perhaps the interaction technique reduces coverage of topics, or perhaps the method requires new teaching skills that teachers find awkward.
Lessons From the Physics-Education Reform Effort
This may seem awkward but makes sense if we recall Eq. 2.37, because this way U1 is applied to |ψi ﬁrst, then U2 and so forth.
Experimental Quantum Computation with Nuclear Spins in Liquid Solution
And the best-buy age of the universe (13.7 Gyr or so) crowds awkwardly against a l6 Gyr estimate for the age of the globular cluster M92 (Rue las-Mayorua and Sanchez 2005).
Astrophysics in 2006