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ungainly
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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lacking grace in movement or appearance; or difficult to handle or manage — especially because of shape
  • The author has considered it hardly worth his while, therefore, relentlessly to impale the story with its moral as with an iron rod,—or, rather, as by sticking a pin through a butterfly,—thus at once depriving it of life, and causing it to stiffen in an ungainly and unnatural attitude.
    Preface (63% in)

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