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Antonyms for awry

functioning, ordered, level, uniform, symmetrical, balanced, even, straight, orderly, regular.

Quotes of awry

  1. When business executives are making the artistic decisions and don't understand animation, things can go awry – Don Bluth
  2. A few of these interviews have gone slightly awry because every now and again there has been the odd conflict of interest between interviews because of the Iron Maiden record, and I am a bit long -winded. – Bruce Dickinson
  3. It is no use to blame the looking glass if your face is awry – Nikolai Gogol
  4. I've seen many actors go awry by making the wrong choices early on. – Rose McGowan
  5. Any sensible family has a budget that lays out how much will be spent for household and other purposes. Without such planning, things would quickly go awry – Walter Ulbricht

Usage examples for awry

  1. The huge hook at the end of the log chain was twisted all awry though no less firm its grip. – A Man and a Woman by Stanley Waterloo
  2. He had a broad, peasant face, his mouth was awry and his thick yellowish- red hair, which in many places looked washed out or faded, hung so low over his narrow forehead, that it wholly concealed it, and touched his bushy, snow- white brows. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. He had touched his stock as he bowed, and now he turned to the mirror and carefully adjusted it, for it was a little awry from the ride; but in reality he used that moment to examine his own face, and the set of his jaw and the clearness of his eye reassured him. – Gunman's Reckoning by Max Brand
  4. Hildegarde asked, mentally sympathising with Miss Antrim, though conscious that she would never have been allowed to go to school with a gown buttoned awry – Hildegarde's Home by Laura E. Richards
  5. Bat, from the other side of the street, inspected the place, with mouth twisted awry – Ashton-Kirk, Criminologist by John T. McIntyre
  6. Her hair had escaped from its fastenings; her collar was hooked awry her face was flushed and her whole bearing indicated her condition. – At Fault by Kate Chopin
  7. However, any one would judge Jeffries Mayberry's character very much awry who should conclude that there was any bitterness in his soul. – The Boy Scouts On The Range by Lieut. Howard Payson
  8. " Handsome as paint," replied the doctor, smiling somewhat awry under his moustache. –  by
  9. Ludgate Hill indeed had been an uncaptured and comparatively quiet height, altered only by the startling coincidence of the cross fallen awry – The Ball and The Cross by G.K. Chesterton
  10. She had dressed herself in haste: her hair was loose, her jacket was buttoned awry on one foot was a shoe, on the other a bedroom slipper muddy and sodden. – The Iron Trail by Rex Beach
  11. There is no need for you to be astonished at that, as in this wealthy city gambling, debauchery, and idleness set all the world awry and in continual need of money; so do the wise gather what the fool drops. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  12. The teams arrived splashed with mud, the women blue with cold under their scanty cotton- quilt lap robes, their hats set awry by the wind. – Other Main-Travelled Roads by Hamlin Garland
  13. The deadly tsith twisted his brain awry and took its toll and drove him on. – One Purple Hope! by Henry Hasse
  14. He looked at her for a moment with his face awry and signs of a sternly repressed longing in his eyes. – A Prairie Courtship by Harold Bindloss
  15. His ruddy hair was awry – Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930 by Various
  16. He turned his head - and saw beside him there The sagging body's slope, the paint- smeared face, And the loose, open mouth, lax and awry The breasts, the bleached and brittle hair... – Young Adventure A Book of Poems by Stephen Vincent Benet
  17. Under her smart straw hat, which had been pushed awry the contrast between her black hair and eyes and her chalky skin was startling. – The Dark Star by Robert W. Chambers
  18. I asked in a fever of fear, and he replied in a grim tone: The lieutenant at the Bridewell failed to understand why Job Lord did not come in person for the prisoner, and save that he feared to set awry some plan of General Gage's, he would have held me there till word could be sent to headquarters. – The Minute Boys of Boston by James Otis
  19. Her black straw hat had slipped to the back of her neck, her hair was awry her childish face white as paper. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  20. But she was as excitable as her mother, and if this vital matter went awry there could be no doubt that her life must be spoiled. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts

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