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Word: garbled

Definition: mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible


Sentences Containing 'garbled'

Not only had the ministers broken their word to her, but they had garbled her statements.
Sources stated that he had a small amount of language; other sources state that upon discovery he spoke a garbled sentence.
The text of the letter is obscure and possibly garbled in transmission.
The transplant left Walt unable to talk properly, and his garbled speech led the guards to put him in the padded cell.
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