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Word: unkempt

Definition: disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb


Sentences Containing 'unkempt'

As the sun goes down, a shivering Ned at last staggers up a rocky hill, shoves open a rusted gate and walks through an overgrown garden with an unkempt tennis court.
East, West, North, and South, through the woods, four heavy treading, unkempt figures crushed the high grass and cracked the branches, striding on cautiously to come together in the courtyard.
In addition, its uncut, unkempt grass became a symbol of the labour dispute.
There was a movement and an exclamation from my right, and peering through the gloom, I saw Whitney, pale, haggard, and unkempt, staring out at me.

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