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awry
used in David Copperfield

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Definition improper position or unplanned outcome
  • It went from me with a shock, like a ball fired from a rifle: but the image of Agnes, outraged by so much as a thought of this red-headed animal's, remained in my mind when I looked at him, sitting all awry as if his mean soul griped his body, and made me giddy.
    Chapters 25-27 (37% in)

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