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awry

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of awry

  1. inclined or twisted to one side <the shutters that still remained on the run-down old house were all awry> Synonyms askew, aslant, atilt, cock-a-hoop, cockeyed, crazy, crooked, listing, lopsided, oblique, off-kilter, pitched, skewed, slanted, slanting, slantwise, tilted, tipping, uneven Related Words asymmetrical (or asymmetric), unbalanced, unsymmetrical; contorted, disordered, distorted, irregular Phrases out of plumb (or off plumb) Near Antonyms ordered, orderly, regular, uniform; balanced, symmetrical (or symmetric) Antonyms even, level, straight




awry

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of awry

  1. off the desired or intended path or course <their plans for an outdoor wedding went awry when they got a freak hailstorm the night before> Synonyms afield, amiss, astray, wrongRelated Words badly; faultily, improperly, inappropriately, incorrectly, mistakenly, wrongly; inadequately, insufficiently, unpromisinglyNear Antonyms perfectly; auspiciously, favorably, promisingly; correctly, properly, rightly; appropriately, fittingly, suitablyAntonyms aright, right, well




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