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Askew 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam

Askew 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam in authentic context and real passages with synonyms and images and text-to-speech functionality to practice reading and listening comprehension in the most practical way

/əˈskjuː/ (adj & adv)

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crooked, not straight or level, lopsided, awry, angled, uneven, off center, tilted, misaligned, on one side, skew, cockeyed, out of true, twisted, asymmetrical, oblique


Wearing hat askew — Do you need a different size?

Looking at old photos, it seems that many if not most men wore their hat (fedora or western) at a jaunty angle, in some cases what appears to be a rather extreme one. But when I try to do this with a hat that “fits” when worn straight, I end up with one uncomfortably smooshed ear. I normally wear a 7-1/4, but I’m wondering if a smaller size is necessary to make this work, or does having an angled hat mean getting used to it sitting on top of an ear on one side?

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straight, level, even

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