Awry

Definition of Awry

A`wry´   Pronunciation: å`rī´
adv. & a.1.Turned or twisted toward one side; not in a straight or true direction, or position; out of the right course; distorted; obliquely; asquint; with oblique vision; as, to glance awry.
Blows them transverse, ten thousand leagues awry.
Into the devious air.
- Milton.
2.Aside from the line of truth, or right reason; unreasonable or unreasonably; perverse or perversely.
Or by her charms
Draws him awry, enslaved.
- Milton.
Nothing more awry from the law of God and nature than that a woman should give laws to men.
- Milton.

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aberrant, abroad, adrift, afield, agee, agee-jawed, all abroad, all off, all wrong, amiss, aside, askance, askant, askewgee, aslant, asquint, astray, at fault, badly, beside the mark, cam, catawampous, catawamptious, cock-a-hoop, cockeyed, convulsed, corrupt, crookedly, deceptive, defective, delusive, deranged, deviant, deviational, deviative, disarranged, discomfited, discomposed, disconcerted, dislocated, disordered, disorderly, disorganized, distorted, disturbed, errant, erring, erroneous, erroneously, fallacious, false, faultful, faultily, faulty, flawed, haywire, heretical, heterodox, illogical, illusory, in disorder, misplaced, not right, not true, obliquely, off, off the track, on the fritz, out, out of gear, out of joint, out of kelter, out of kilter, out of order, out of place, out of tune, out of whack, peccant, perturbed, perverse, perverted, roily, self-contradictory, shuffled, skew, skew-jawed, skewed, slantways, slaunchways, squinting, straying, turbid, turbulent, unfactual, unfavorably, unorthodox, unproved, unsettled, untrue, untruly, upset, wamper-jawed, wide, wry, yaw-ways
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