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  • 61Contretemps — Con tre*temps , n. [F., fr. contre (L. conta) + temps time, fr. L. tempus.] An unexpected and untoward accident; something inopportune or embarrassing; a hitch. [1913 Webster] In this unhappy contretemps. De Quincey. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 62Crookedly — Crook ed*ly, adv. In a curved or crooked manner; in a perverse or untoward manner. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 63Froward — Fro ward, a. [Fro + ward. See {Fro}, and cf. {Fromward}.] Not willing to yield or compIy with what is required or is reasonable; perverse; disobedient; peevish; as, a froward child. [1913 Webster] A froward man soweth strife. Prov. xvi. 28. [1913 …

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  • 64Frowardly — Froward Fro ward, a. [Fro + ward. See {Fro}, and cf. {Fromward}.] Not willing to yield or compIy with what is required or is reasonable; perverse; disobedient; peevish; as, a froward child. [1913 Webster] A froward man soweth strife. Prov. xvi.… …

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  • 65Frowardness — Froward Fro ward, a. [Fro + ward. See {Fro}, and cf. {Fromward}.] Not willing to yield or compIy with what is required or is reasonable; perverse; disobedient; peevish; as, a froward child. [1913 Webster] A froward man soweth strife. Prov. xvi.… …

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  • 66Perverse — Per*verse , a. [L. perversus turned the wrong way, not right, p. p. of pervertereto turn around, to overturn: cf. F. pervers. See {Pervert}.] 1. Turned aside; hence, specifically, turned away from the right; willfully erring; wicked; perverted.… …

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  • 67Untowardly — Un*to ward*ly, a. Perverse; froward; untoward. Untowardly tricks and vices. Locke. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 68uneventful — adjective Date: 1800 marked by no noteworthy or untoward incidents ; placid < an uneventful weekend > • uneventfully adverb • uneventfulness noun …

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  • 69wayward — adjective Etymology: Middle English, short for awayward turned away, from away, adverb + ward Date: 14th century 1. following one s own capricious, wanton, or depraved inclinations ; ungovernable < a wayward child > 2. following no clear&#8230; …

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  • 70untowardly — adverb see untoward …

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  • 71untowardness — noun see untoward …

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