He looks out over the land, awry-haired, mouthing the snuff slowly against, his gums.
His hands are halfclosed on either side of his plate, his head bowed a little, his awry hair standing into the lamplight.
Pa leans above the bed in the twilight, his humped silhouette partaking of that owl-like quality of awry-feathered, disgruntled outrage within which lurks a wisdom too profound or too inert for even thought.
There are no more uses of "awry" in the book.
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I entered a scene that felt like a holiday party gone awry—a few bottles of champagne rested on one desk, surrounded by tiny paper cups.
Gillian Flynn -- Gone Girl
My orientation course in Ottawa had taught me that one never questioned information emanating from another department; and if a field operation based on such information went awry, it was invariably the fault of the fellow in the field.