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askew
used in City of Bones

2 uses
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Definition
not straight (not in proper alignment)

or:

(when used figuratively) not right, or not as planned
  • He was dressed in his usual uniform: old jeans, a flannel shirt, and a bent pair of gold-rimmed spectacles that sat askew on the bridge of his nose.
    Chapter 2 (26% in)
  • He struggled halfway into a sitting position, his battered glasses knocked askew.
    Chapter 8 (17% in)

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