Example sentences for awry

Here you can find a large assortment of example sentences for the word awry, or in other words sentences that can help you learn how to use awry in a sentence. Learning how to use a word in a sentences can be very helpful, for example when it comes to learning how to use the word in a sentence, in which context the word can be used as well as to learn the true meaning of the word "awry".

Awry in a sentence

Here below you will find several sentences that illustrate how to use the word awry in a sentence.

  1. There, his face red, his cap awry, the ball in his hand, stood Peel".

  2. But the whole world is skew-jee, awry, distorted and altogether perverse.

  3. During a magical duel, Ged's spell goes awry and releases a shadow creature that attacks him.

  4. Ken Kirzinger refers to Jason as a "psychotic mama's boy gone horribly awry...very resilient.

  5. Baby's next robbery goes awry after an armed bystander chases them down, but Baby evades him and the police.

  6. This campaign often went awry, as many of the men presented with the feathers were not in fact shirking from service.

  7. Though Hein intended that only a few Phantoms enter, his plan goes awry and legions of Phantoms invade the entire city.

  8. The rescue attempt goes awry and Barbossa maroons Jack and Elizabeth on the same island upon which he had stranded Sparrow before.

  9. However, Annemund's murder took place in 660 and Wilfrid returned to England in 658, suggesting that Stephen's chronology is awry.

  10. Porter which was involved in several mishaps, the most serious of which involved a torpedo drill which went awry when a torpedo from William D.

  11. Crichton's works were frequently cautionary; his plots often portrayed scientific advancements going awry, commonly resulting in worst-case scenarios.

  12. He was initially successful, but after the Battle of KolĂ­n, everything went awry: what had started as a war of movement by Frederick's agile army turned into a war of attrition.

  13. Drawing on Gilbert's training and brief practice as a barrister, it detailed a "breach of promise" trial going awry, in the process spoofing the law, lawyers and the legal system.

  14. Ged casts a powerful spell intended to raise the spirit of a legendary dead woman, but the spell goes awry and instead releases a shadow creature, which attacks him and scars his face.

Synonyms for awry

Another way to better understand how a word can be used is to examine what synonyms it has, and how these synonyms can be used. For example, the word awry has the following synonyms: amiss, haywire, wrong, malfunctioning, nonfunctional, askew, cockeyed, lopsided, wonky, skew-whiff and crooked.

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