Definitions

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  • v. to become twisted, or turned to one side
  • v. to depart from the correct course
  • v. Of a situation, to fall apart or unravel; to fall into disorder.

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Examples

  • Though he had worried that his plans might go awry because time would improve Clitumna’s mood, the extraordinary change in his luck continued to bless him, for Clitumna remained deeply depressed, as Marcia would be bound to report to Caesar.

    The First Man in Rome

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  • - to become twisted, or turned to one side
    - to depart from the correct course
    - of a situation: to fall apart or unravel; to fall into disorder.

    September 3, 2009