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The Fury of suicides who know they have botched up life for good.

My aunt rushed to the bureau, and there she saw the patched and botched wreck.

"It's botched," said Mr. Tooting, whose artistic soul was jarred.

What is my freedom, if all creatures, even the botched and the impotent, are my masters?

I botched every single putt, and if I hadn't done that—— Hallo!'

I'm not inclined to surrender, or to stand by men who have botched our business for us.

If you left the transaction to somebody like St. Cyr, say, it would be botched.

If you have botched his plans as you have ours, he would have you shot.

I have botched and cobbled, but at best I have but patched a rent.

The weak and the botched shall perish: first principle of our charity.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., bocchen "to repair," later, "to spoil by unskillful work" (1520s); of unknown origin. Related: Botched; botching. As a noun from c.1600.

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