No awkwardness existed today.
When Natasha left the room Pierre's confusion and awkwardness immediately vanished and were replaced by eager excitement.
They all three of them now experienced that feeling of awkwardness which usually follows after a serious and heartfelt talk.
Prince Andrew, who had evidently wished to tone down the awkwardness of Pierre's remarks, rose and made a sign to his wife that it was time to go.
He experienced none of the awkwardness he did with Harmony.