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Word: disheveled

Definition: untidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel


Sentences Containing 'disheveled'

Cecil announces that Robert is on his way to the block, and Sara arrives disheveled.
Oliver then discovers that he "forgot to carry the two" and corrects the equation, and Opus pops back into existence, if a bit disheveled.

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