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What is another word for awkwardly?

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In a manner lacking coordination or grace
“Julie is already, from the very beginning, a character performing awkwardly and self-consciously.”
In a manner lacking in skill or dexterity
“Suddenly, the lights of the front parlor's chandelier blaze to life, and Mary starts playing the piano awkwardly and with stiff fingers.”
Slowly, in a laborious or ponderous manner
In an improper manner
In an uncomfortable manner
Adverb for causing or feeling uneasy embarrassment or inconvenience
“Eric was in the awkward position of having to deal with an unenthusiastic crowd during his speech.”
Adverb for awkward because of size or shape
“It was an oddly shaped bag that was awkward to carry.”
Adverb for at an inconvenient or inappropriate time
“Have I caught you at an awkward time?”
Adverb for lacking social skills, or uncomfortable with social interaction
“He was shy and was typically awkward in social situations.”
(of a person) Adverb for deliberately unreasonable or uncooperative
“We may have to terminate his employment if he continues being awkward with management.”
Adverb for hard to do or deal with
“Be prepared for some awkward questions during the interview.”
Adverb for tricky or difficult to deal with
“If you plan on raising the topic because you just can't take it anymore, the potential for an extremely awkward conversation is very high.”
Adverb for dangerous or involving risks
“After breaking bad, Walter White would find himself in an awkward situation because his brother-in-law was the district attorney.”
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