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Word: shambles

Definition: (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.


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::: ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
::: vitiate - spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally
::: incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb
::: rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
::: infantile - childish; infantlike
::: lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
::: magnitude - greatness (in size or extent); extent
::: sturdy - strong and firm (in the body)
::: disinter - dig up; unearth; OP. inter
::: treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly