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ungainly
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David Copperfield
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  • ’At any rate,’ observed Uriah, with a writhe of his ungainly person, ’we may keep the door shut.
  • ’Thank you, Miss Trotwood,’ said Uriah, writhing in his ungainly manner, ’for your good opinion!

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  • At that she flung her head high, spun on her ungainly legs and gallumphed back down the ridge apparently more indignant than afraid.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • We struggle with the ungainly thing, making all kinds of clanking noises as we wobble down the stairs.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall

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