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Anne Of Green Gables
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askew
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Anne Of Green Gables
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  • But Marilla could not rid herself of the notion that something in her scheme of punishment was going askew.
  • Mr. Phillips’s brief reforming energy was over; he didn’t want the bother of punishing a dozen pupils; but it was necessary to do something to save his word, so he looked about for a scapegoat and found it in Anne, who had dropped into her seat, gasping for breath, with a forgotten lily wreath hanging askew over one ear and giving her a particularly rakish and disheveled appearance.

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  • She came out of the water with her glasses askew but still on her head.
  • The earthquake left our pictures hanging askew.

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