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Sample sentences for the GRE study word askew

askew can be used as a adj
askew can be used as a adv

1.And the village was deserted, the huts gaped black, rotting, all askew within the fallen enclosures. - from Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
2.He heaves his booty, tugs askew his peaked cap and hobbles off mutely. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
3.There in the flickering light of the lamp was the machine sure enough, squat, ugly, and askew a thing of brass, ebony, ivory, and translucent glimmering quartz. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
4.A frowsy whore with black straw sailor hat askew came glazily in the day along the quay towards Mr Bloom. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
5.The face of a streetwalker glazed and haggard under a black straw hat peered askew round the door of the shelter palpably reconnoitring on her own with the object of bringing more grist to her mill. - from Ulysses by James Joyce

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