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Word: disarray

Definition: state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray

Sentences Containing 'disarray'

An example of this change is the painting "I forzati" (prison laborers filing back to jail), which was displayed at the International Expostion of Venice, and now in Szepmuveszeti Museum, Budapest. In 1895, at the first Biennale of Venice, the painting "Nosocomio" (Asylum) won an award. The realist painting in earth tones depicts the inmates of a mental asylum, in a wintry courtyard during recreation, sporting in a disarray of positions or actions.
At the time, the movement was in a state of disarray, with conflicts between several factions and personalities.
Before any plans could be finalised the German command was thrown into disarray by Dollmann's sudden death; Field Marshals Rommel and Gerd von Rundstedt (OB West) were en route to a conference with Hitler and out of touch with the situation.
Everything was in disarray," pastor Father Madigan stated.
Finally the French army retreated into the Alps in disarray.
In July 2001, following the arrests of McKevitt and other RIRA members, British and Irish government sources hinted that the organisation was now in disarray.
Once Lyon had been liberated, in which he participated, he resumed the task of rebuilding the Jewish community of Lyon and of France, then in disarray.
Shadow transport secretary Theresa Villiers said that the ruling meant "Labour's flagship transport policies were in complete disarray".
The company acquired Hertz (rental cars), Banquet (frozen foods), Coronet (carpeting), Random House (publishing) and Gibson (greeting cards), yet slipped into financial disarray, with wags calling it "Rugs Chickens Automobiles" to poke fun at their attempt at becoming a conglomerate.
The following day, with the women trained in reloading the weapons, the group awaits De Toro's arrival. When the bandits attack, the initial assault with the long-range guns, sends the outlaws into disarray.
These successes were nullified by the Maratha horses being thrown into disarray by a hidden canal and the temporary loss of command by Gokhale, whose horse was shot.
Unlike a formal siege, usually preceded by parleys and often ended at some point by a negotiated surrender, Rupert attacked suddenly to catch the Parliamentarians in temporary disarray.
With the actual political opposition in Serbia in complete disarray, the group made a firm decision to create a broad political movement rather than traditional NGO or political party.
With the general Gao Huan declaring a rebellion in 531 and with the Erzhu camp itself in internal disarray, Erzhu Rong's cousin Erzhu Shilong tried to keep the unity within the clan by persuading Emperor Jiemin to marry her as empress in spring 532.
With the team in disarray and Avengers Mansion ruined, the surviving members agreed to disband.

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