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ungainly
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Atlas Shrugged
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  • She took a long time twisting herself into her girdle, hooking garters to her stockings, pulling on an ungainly, expensive tweed suit.
  • Mr. Thompson glanced at James Taggart, at the sloppy posture of a tall figure slumped in ungainly self-distortion, and caught him watching Galt’s movements with such hatred that Mr. Thompson sat up, fearing it would become audible in the room.

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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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