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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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