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These bicyclists can unsettle the pedestrians—who, while watching for drivers, must also contend with the addled cyclists who are variously occupying their crosswalk—or even using the streetscape as a racecourse.
THE INTERSECTION IS A CITY’S WATERING HOLE, AND IT’S TEEMING WITH LIFE AND DANGERWTAYLORAUGUST 20, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Even his addled brain comprehends that only one other creature on Earth understands his true nature.
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Even as Tenev wrangles toddlers at home, he’ll need to bring discipline to a company prone to behaving like a hormone-addled teenager.
ROBINHOOD’S NEXT ADVENTURE: STEALING MARKET SHARE FROM THE RICHJEFFDECEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
But Colonel L'Estrange, who had been there about a fortnight before, found two addled eggs, but saw no birds.
BIRDS OF GUERNSEY (1879)CECIL SMITH
I know ye make a dandy good district marshal, but ye are slippin'—goin' addled 'bout this funeral business.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
His brain must be addled by having had too much to drink this morning.
AMPHITRYONMOLIERE
Come, tell me in what decent tavern you have addled your brain?
AMPHITRYONMOLIERE
Now in my poor addled brain I had an idea you were engaged for to-night at your aunt's, Lady Blackfriars'.
THE TITLEARNOLD BENNETT
Ad′dle-head′ed, Ad′dle-pat′ed, having a head or pate with addled brains.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
It was three o'clock, and I think both our brains were beginning to be addled with thinking in close confinement.
THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDSERSKINE CHILDERS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ADDLED

  • addled
  • agitated
  • anxious
  • beside oneself
  • bothered
  • concerned
  • confused
  • crazed
  • crazy
  • distracted
  • distrait
  • distressed
  • flustered
  • frantic
  • harassed
  • hysterical
  • in a panic
  • like a chicken with its head cut off
  • mad
  • muddled
  • nonplussed
  • nuts
  • out of one's mind
  • overwrought
  • perturbed
  • rattled
  • raving
  • shook up
  • thrown
  • tormented
  • troubled
  • unglued
  • unscrewed
  • unzipped
  • wild
  • worried
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