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ungainly
used in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

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lacking grace in movement or appearance; or difficult to handle or manage — especially because of shape
  • She had always been petite, slender and well-proportioned, and the ungainliness of her body amazed and depressed her.
    p. 44.7

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