untowardly


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un·to·ward

 (ŭn-tôrd′)
adj.
1. Improper; unseemly: untoward behavior.
2. Unfavorable or adverse: an untoward incident.

un·to·ward′ly adv.
un·to·ward′ness n.
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untowardly

(ˌʌntəˈwɔːdlɪ)
adv
in an untoward manner
adj
an archaic word for untoward
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References in classic literature ?
Elton, in the course of my life, that if things are going untowardly one month, they are sure to mend the next."
The video urges parents to keep a watch on their children - when at the beach - to avoid any untowardly incidents and fatalities.
Though it might look unimportant for law abiding citizens, it is still a precautionary measure against anything that may happen untowardly. Who knows when the need for it may arise?
"But I'm fortunate, with a lot of people it lies them low but with me, it doesn't, it hasn't affected me untowardly so I'm lucky as far as that goes.