1 He was lank and ungainly but, even with his wooden peg, he moved as swiftly as a snake.
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2 The person of this individual was to the last degree ungainly, without being in any particular manner deformed.
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3 They fled like soft, ungainly animals.
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4 At sight of this tableau, many of the men in blue sprang from behind their covers and made an ungainly dance of joy.
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5 His figure was a little ungainly, as in the days when my knuckles had taken such liberties with it, but it looked as if it would always be light and young.
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6 You know he is as ungainly within as without.
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7 At any rate,' observed Uriah, with a writhe of his ungainly person, 'we may keep the door shut.
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8 He was clad only in his long night-dress, and his swollen ankles and ungainly feet protruded starkly from beneath it.
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9 Its evil eyes were wriggling on their stalks, its mouth was all alive with appetite, and its vast ungainly claws, smeared with an algal slime, were descending upon me.
10 Through the crowd of ungainly, shabbily dressed actors, Sibyl Vane moved like a creature from a finer world.
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11 With its huge ungainly limbs sprawling.
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