For a moment they stood awkwardly over the grave.
He turned to Cynthia, awkwardly shifting him around so she could take him.
Can I see him? asked Pierre, awkwardly as usual, but unabashed.
Pierre had come just at dinnertime and was sitting awkwardly in the middle of the drawing room on the first chair he had come across, blocking the way for everyone.
They stood on the porch, awkwardly staring off into the cold night.
Iv.) that some of the primitive elements of the story are suddenly and awkwardly introduced.
He stroked her hair and then patted her awkwardly on the back of her neck.
Awkwardly jammed in the back seat, she sneaked a look at the occupants in the front of the car and withdrew her phone.
He took the sketch pad she handed him and awkwardly pushed the pages around, unaccustomed to a book.
Brutus followed, and the two calves tagged along awkwardly behind him.
Barely noticing the taste of blood on her lip, she kicked the bedroll away and scrambled awkwardly to her feet again.
The hexameter no longer, as in Lucilius, moves awkwardly as if in fetters, but, like the language of Terence, of Catullus in his lighter pieces, of Cicero in his letters to Atticus, adapts itself to the everyday intercourse of life.
Now, with one brilliant exception - the story of the swimming-match, which is felicitously introduced and finely told - these retrospective passages are brought in more or less awkwardly, interrupt inconveniently the course of the narrative, and are too condensed and allusive in style to make any strong poetic impression.
The lad jumped awkwardly back into the room, tripping over his spurs.
When the eager but misrepeated words had reached their destination in a cry of: "The general to the third company," the missing officer appeared from behind his company and, though he was a middle-aged man and not in the habit of running, trotted awkwardly stumbling on his toes toward the general.
He bowed his head and scraped first with one foot and then with the other, awkwardly, like a child at a dancing lesson.
He walked shyly and awkwardly over the parquet floor of the reception room, not knowing what to do with his hands; he was more accustomed to walk over a plowed field under fire, as he had done at the head of the Kursk regiment at Schon Grabern--and he would have found that easier.
The wolf paused, turned its heavy forehead toward the dogs awkwardly, like a man suffering from the quinsy, and, still slightly swaying from side to side, gave a couple of leaps and with a swish of its tail disappeared into the skirt of the wood.
Pierre took her outstretched hand and kissed it awkwardly as he walked along beside her while the coach still moved on.
Drones, bumblebees, wasps, and butterflies knock awkwardly against the walls of the hive in their flight.
"Thank you," Lana said awkwardly, recalling Elise's words that she'd never make it on the outside.
Alex did the same and they came together awkwardly, like teens at their first dance.
She sat awkwardly, furious yet turned on at his touch.
Corneille himself was awkwardly situated in this dispute.
The soldiers dragged it awkwardly from the post and began pushing it into the pit.
The sides of the atrium are unfortunately occupied by plain ungainly buildings five storeys in height, awkwardly accommodating themselves to the upward slope of the ground.
Awkwardly holding up his sword, he addressed Chernyshev and asked in German where the Emperor was.
On that very meadow he had ridden over the day before, a soldier was lying athwart the rows of scented hay, with his head thrown awkwardly back and his shako off.
And I said it so awkwardly and stupidly!
Little Tushin, moving feebly and awkwardly, kept telling his orderly to "refill my pipe for that one!" and then, scattering sparks from it, ran forward shading his eyes with his small hand to look at the French.
2 is quoted but changed very awkwardly to " I am God thy God."