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Word: tatter

Definition: torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes


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::: cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
::: compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
::: captious - faultfinding; too critical
::: imbalance - lack of balance or symmetry; disproportion
::: herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
::: centrifugal - radiating; departing from the center
::: harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.
::: mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
::: dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
::: dappled - spotted