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Word: maladroit

Definition: clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling


Sentences Containing 'maladroit'

Just as maladroit as his adult self is, Gadget Boy was usually bailed out of situations by the more practical Heather, though he was also helped greatly by his myriad high-tech gadgets and extendable arms and legs.

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