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awry
used in As I Lay Dying

3 uses
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Definition
in improper position; or in an unintended way
  • He looks out over the land, awry-haired, mouthing the snuff slowly against, his gums.
    Section 5 — Darl (3) (87% in)
  • 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.
    Section 12 — Darl (5) (36% in)
  • His hands are halfclosed on either side of his plate, his head bowed a little, his awry hair standing into the lamplight.
    Section 14 — Dewey Dell (2) (43% in)

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