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  • n  the carriage of someone whose movements and posture are extremely ungainly and inelegant

  • It's a delicate enterprise, complicated by meteorological challenges and the ungainliness of a plane this big and light.
  • Immediately after its hair-raising test flight, the pilot, Shorty Schroder, went to Ford and for several hours heatedly described its ungainliness and capricious lift .
  • But ungainliness hardly matters when a box of old snapshots and mementos is to be sorted out.

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