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comparativeform of gawky: more gawky
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I was Thomas Hockenberry again — shorter, thinner, gawkier, with my slightly myopic gaze and thinning hair.
It did seem funny driving off with him, for when I came to think of it, I was never alone with a man before; but he was gawkier about it than I was.
That is why moral, ethical, social, cultural, political discussions of technoscientific change should always substitute (at least in your own head) for the deranging false generalization "technology" the admittedly gawkier more awkward phrase