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Meaning of awry

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adv 1: away from the correct or expected course; "something has
             gone awry in our plans"; "something went badly amiss in
             the preparations" [syn: {awry}, {amiss}]
      2: turned or twisted to one side; "rugs lying askew"; "with his
         necktie twisted awry" [syn: {askew}, {awry}, {skew-whiff}]
      adj 1: turned or twisted toward one side; "a...youth with a
             gorgeous red necktie all awry"- G.K.Chesterton; "his wig
             was, as the British say, skew-whiff" [syn: {askew},
             {awry(p)}, {cockeyed}, {lopsided}, {wonky}, {skew-whiff}]
      2: not functioning properly; "something is amiss"; "has gone
         completely haywire"; "something is wrong with the engine"
         [syn: {amiss(p)}, {awry(p)}, {haywire}, {wrong(p)}]

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