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awkward

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Adjective

awkward (comparative awkward, superlative er)

Positive
awkward

Comparative
awkward

Superlative
er

  1. Wanting dexterity in the use of the hands, or of instruments
    John was awkward at performing the trick. He'll have to practice to improve.
  2. Not easily managed or effected; embarrassing.
    That was an extremely awkward moment. Everyone was watching.
  3. Perverse; adverse; untoward.

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