haywire, cockeyed, wrong, the matter, skew-whiff, oblique, malfunctioning, imperfectly, crooked, lopsided, astray, out of order, nonfunctional, amiss, thrive, wonky, afield, askew.
" If things go awry,"
he said, with a smile, " you will be the last to fall, Roger."
Out of the shadow came a man, with hands outstretched and cap awry,
running as if he were mad.
So all thy plans for her and Fairfax would have gone awry,
had the poor fellow lived!