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Synonyms for awry

Synonyms for awry

not in the right way or on the proper course

not in accordance with what is usual or expected

Synonyms for awry

turned or twisted toward one side

not functioning properly

away from the correct or expected course


turned or twisted to one side

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Additionally, this word (awry) somehow happens to find itself in the top five words that this person is fond of using.
Oslo [Norway], Nov 18 ( ANI ): The multi-million dollar KNM Helge Ingstad sank in a fjord in Norway after rescue efforts went awry.
Just as HPA-axis activity goes awry in chronic stress, so too can activity along any or all of these pathways.
"But I am worried that her judgment has gone awry on the question of the seriousness of the threat which Neon faces."
However, the gamble went awry as the twiceraced maiden could only trail in eighth behind 13-8 favourite Capricornus.
He takes Tobey Maguire under his wing and passes on his medical skills but his plans for the orphan's future go awry when he falls in with dashing coupleWally (Paul Rudd) and Candy (Charlize Theron) and leaves the orphanage to find his own way in life, working in a cider house with the second world war looming.
The visitors achieved the double over the Seahawks last term in what was one of the few bright spots of another disappointing season, and after a promising start to this campaign, things have gone awry.
Padraig Harrington's attempt to challenge Paul Casey for the Order of Merit title went awry at this stage last year when a round of 77 left him 11 shots behind the leaders.
A fun story of dinner plans gone awry receives large and zany drawings by John Manders in a pick discriminating libraries will love.
Sadly, their mission goes badly awry when one of the duo reveals his intention to steal the plane's nuclear warheads and use them to hold the government to ransom.
In fact, this is one of the best pictures of 'office politics' gone awry that I've read in a long time.
Bone marrow cells--the blood-forming cells that go awry in patients with leukemia and other blood cancers--typically don't display this receptor.
Brad Pitt needs to find help for injured wife Cate Blanchett during a trip to Morocco that proves anything but recuperative, while back in San Diego, the couple's Mexican nanny shuttles their fair-haired children across the border to Mexico for a wedding and everything goes awry when a jumpy Gael Garcia Bernal (Y Tu Mama Tambien) hinders their trip back.
He was fired from the television programme after a major home renovation project went awry.
Good intentions gone awry; Emma Crosby and the Methodist Mission on the Northwest coast.