No awkwardness existed today.
When Natasha left the room Pierre's confusion and awkwardness immediately vanished and were replaced by eager excitement.
He experienced none of the awkwardness he did with Harmony.
Then the awkwardness of his silent position hiding in the darkness extended beyond the point of propriety of making his presence known.
They all three of them now experienced that feeling of awkwardness which usually follows after a serious and heartfelt talk.