crookedly

All Adverb
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  • The road wound crookedly up a hill, as it left the streets of the town behind. Cited from The Furnace of Gold, by Philip Verrill Mighels
  • She turned toward her room, then hesitated as he grinned crookedly at her. Cited from Police Your Planet, by Lester del Rey
  • I have never seen her with a collar put on crookedly, or with rough hair. Cited from The Golden Calf, by M. E. Braddon
  • What I want to say is that the train was late crawling crookedly up and around the mountains. Cited from The Madigans, by Miriam Michelson
  • From here upstream the river goes crookedly east and then south.
  • It seemed to him the world was going crookedly. Cited from Robert Elsmere, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • And the boy who came in from the street, stamping crookedly under his stone of coal, heard her words. Cited from A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Joyce
  • Now it sat most crookedly upon him and was cut in many places so that it but barely hung upon his shoulders. Cited from In the Court of King Arthur, by Samuel Lowe
  • I know you took Clare crookedly, I saw it in the beginning. Cited from Fortitude, by Hugh Walpole
  • And when he thought thus the shears cut crookedly right into the bog. Cited from German Classics of the 19th & 20th Centuries, Vol. IX, Ed. by Francke
  • His eyes glared at the paper through the glasses placed crookedly upon his nose. Cited from The Isle of Unrest, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • Marjorie wrote the letters that evening, her eyes so blinded with tears that she wrote very crookedly. Cited from Miss Prudence, by Jennie Maria (Drinkwater) Conklin
  • She looked at him and smiled, and he smiled back -- crookedly. Cited from The Heart of the Range, by William Patterson White
  • The fencing about the house and garden was very crookedly laid up with rails. Cited from Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, by Henry Bibb
  • I have done no more than duty, though I did it crookedly, and told a heap of lies, for your sake. Cited from Lorna Doone, by R. D. Blackmore
  • The pot tottered very crookedly on a sort of table, as near as I could see. Cited from The Enormous Room, by Edward Estlin Cummings
  • When at length they rose to go to bed, it struck each man as he followed his neighbour upstairs that the one before him walked very crookedly. Cited from Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour, by R. S. Surtees
  • She didn't appear to use one wing very well, but flew so wretchedly and crookedly, that she almost touched the ground. Cited from The Wonderful Adventures of Nils, by Selma Lagerloef
  • Then, smiling crookedly, he turned back into the cabin. Cited from The Trail Horde, by Charles Alden Seltzer
  • She nodded her head and smiled crookedly at Tommy, but she was watching him all the time. Cited from Tommy and Grizel, by J.M. Barrie
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