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Obliquely, crookedly; askew.
Turned or twisted toward one side; crooked, distorted, out of place.
Wrong or distorted; perverse, amiss.
Middle English a- on a–1 wrien to turn, be crooked wry
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From a (preposition) + wry.
Sadly, even the best laid plans sometimes go awry.
It's time to take back control of your life when it's gone awry.
My mind was too awry to applaud or condemn his action.
This, however, is the point where much of biblical literary scholarship has often gone awry.
Something had gone awry, or so the twins found out a day or two later, although Vinnie swore everything went according to plan and they hadn't done anything wrong.
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