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English definition of “awkwardly”

awkwardly

adverb (MOVE)    /ˈɔː.kwəd.li/ US  /ˈɑː.kwɚd-/
moving in a way that is not natural, relaxed, or attractive: She fell awkwardly when she was skiing and twisted her ankle. He walked awkwardly across the room, aware that they were watching.Inability and awkwardness
(Definition of awkwardly adverb (MOVE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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