There was so much solemnity in the act that an awkward pause might have followed it had not Miss O'Kelly been Irish.
I expect you'd find their curiosity awkward--" He paused and laughed when he resumed: "You're embarrassed now because somebody will see us!"
"Well, really it is very awkward----" "Shall I turn my head so as not to see your blushes?"
I didn't care, didn't know; and as I grew up and grew awkwarder, I was the plague of their little lives.
AT&T has made its own code deliberately incompatible with other folks' UNIX, and has written code that it can prove is copyrightable, even if that code happens to be somewhat awkward--"kludgey."
He did not once look up, and reached silence, at the end of what he had to say, with his eyes still awkwardly regarding his feet.
There was a little awkwardness at first in their discourse on another subject.
N. concerning --awkwardness, do.
But to adopt that Text, with all its awkwardnesses and tautologies, as the absolute subject of translation, would have been a mistake.
But it always came to pass that he and Julia were shooting together,--as though it were necessary that she should teach him,--that she should make up by her dexterity for what was lost by his awkwardness,--that she by her peculiar sweetness should reconcile him to his new employment.
This was rather awkward,--not on account of the loss, but of the unavoidable fact that one of my fellow-lodgers must have taken it.