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- 1. askew, awry(predicate), cockeyed, lopsided, wonky, skew-whiff, crooked (vs. straight)
- usage: 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"
- 2. rickety, shaky, wobbly, wonky, unstable (vs. stable)
- usage: inclined to shake as from weakness or defect; "a rickety table"; "a wobbly chair with shaky legs"; "the ladder felt a little wobbly"; "the bridge still stands though one of the arches is wonky"
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