Example sentences for: awkwardly

How can you use “awkwardly” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • for the everyday" (Daniel Mendelson, the New York Review of Books ). The problem is that the mixing of this traditional story with King's trademark bone-chilling horror results in a novel that straddles the two genres somewhat awkwardly.

  • Like any written work, this one could stand some improving ( urbicolous `urban domiciled' could, less awkwardly have been `city-dwelling').

  • Tentatively, awkwardly, he reaches for the television remote control and taps it.

  • But McCain's punches were awkwardly thrown--in part because the other candidates crowded the ring, keeping Bush and McCain apart--and Bush absorbed the blows with genial poise.

  • It conjures up the picture of someone boning up on his “word for the day’ just before attending a cocktail party and then awkwardly trying to steer the conversation in such a way that he can insert a word like paradigm, paragon , or parameter .


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