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Word: disheveled

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


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::: championship - position of champion; defense or support; competition held to determine a champion
::: blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
::: tawny - brownish yellow
::: maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
::: alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
::: anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)
::: enigma - puzzle; mystery; ADJ. enigmatic: obscure; puzzling
::: discourse - serious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.
::: attenuate - make thin; weaken
::: febrile - feverish