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Word: slipshod

Definition: slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work


Sentences Containing 'slipshod'

Nineteenth-century Egyptologists studied the temples intensively, but their emphasis was on collection of artifacts to send to their own countries, and their slipshod excavation methods often did further harm.
Slipshod evacuation of Novorossiysk proved to be a dark event for the White Army.
There was a fishy flavor to the milk, too, which I could not at all account for, till one morning happening to take a stroll along the beach among some fishermen's boats, I saw Hosea's brindled cow feeding on fish remnants, and marching along the sand with each foot in a cod's decapitated head, looking very slip-shod, I assure ye.

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