Awkward and Perplexing


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Awkward adjective – Lacking social grace and assurance.
Perplexing and awkward are semantically related. in embarrassing topic. In some cases you can use "Perplexing" instead an adjective "Awkward".
Nearby Words: awkwardness, awkwardly
Synonyms for Awkward


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Perplexing adjective – Lacking clarity of meaning; causing confusion or perplexity.
Awkward and perplexing are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Awkward" instead an adjective "Perplexing".
Nearby Words: perplex, perplexity, perplexed, perplexedly
Synonyms for Perplexing

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part awkward part perplexing part
line awkward line perplexing line
case awkward case perplexing case
example awkward example perplexing example
Other nouns: situations, titles.
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Perplexing or Awkward. 2016. Accessed January 26, 2021.

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