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awry

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Don't hold to anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love.
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English

Etymology

From a (preposition) + wry.

Pronunciation

Adverb

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Positive
awry

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Obliquely, crookedly; askew.
  2. Perversely, improperly.

Translations

Adjective

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Positive
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Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Turned or twisted toward one side; crooked, distorted, out of place.
  2. Wrong or distorted; perverse, amiss.

Usage notes

  • As an adjective, awry is almost always used as a predicate adjective.

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