To better see all uses of the word
maladroit
in
The Mill on the Floss
please enable javascript.

maladroit
Used In
The Mill on the Floss
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • It is easy enough to spoil the lives of our neighbors without taking so much trouble; we can do it by lazy acquiescence and lazy omission, by trivial falsities for which we hardly know a reason, by small frauds neutralized by small extravagances, by maladroit flatteries, and clumsily improvised insinuations.

  • There are no more uses of "maladroit" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • She gazed at him, touched by the discomfort he seemed to suffer over his own maladroitness.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Why did you so maladroitly restore me the handkerchief?
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading