awkward (adj.) Old form(s): augward, aukward
unfavourable, contrary, adverse
2H6 III.ii.83[Queen to King, of her journey to England] twice by awkward wind from England's bank / Drove back again
Per V.i.92[Marina to Pericles] time ... to the world and awkward casualties / Bound me in servitude
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