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askew
used in The Lords of Discipline

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Definition
not straight (not in proper alignment)

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(when used figuratively) not right, or not as planned
  • Seniors were racing from their rooms from all over the barracks, tucking in their shirts as they came, shoes untied, hats askew, and eyes trained on their watches as they tried to outrun the final bugle that would make them late on the Bear's clipboard.
    Chapter 3.30 (15% in)

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