Sentence Examples with the word awkward

His clothes were of homemade stuff; his shoes were coarse and heavy; he had no gloves on his hands; he was awkward and bashful.

While Dolokhov had been disputing with Denisov what should be done with prisoners, Petya had once more felt awkward and restless; but again he had no time to grasp fully what they were talking about.

Jessi watched the awkward exchange from a small distance away.

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The ride back was quiet, but the silence was a comfortable one, only becoming awkward when they reached the door of his house.

Jake turned and stared at him, dropped an awkward bow, and straightened, his mouth lax.

The general effect of Livy's narrative is no doubt a little spoilt by the awkward arrangement, adopted from his authorities, which obliges him to group the events by years, and thus to disturb their natural relations and continuity.

Yes, I heard something: he said something awkward in His Majesty's presence.

Gerald mounted in his usual awkward style and followed her.

When Jim felt something firm under his feet the poor beast's legs trembled so much that he could hardly stand; but Zeb at once leaped out of the buggy to the roof, and he was so awkward and hasty that he kicked over Dorothy's bird-cage, which rolled out upon the roof so that the bottom came off.

The awkward silence made Jessi antsy.