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synonyms for dishevelled

  • muss
  • tousle
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How to use dishevelled in a sentence

She had dishevelled hair and wildly staring eyes, and her face was terrified and white as death.
THE EMPTY HOUSE AND OTHER GHOST STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
This ghost was "lean, haggard, and dirty," with "dishevelled hair and a long beard."
SECOND EDITION OF A DISCOVERY CONCERNING GHOSTSGEORGE CRUIKSHANK
She never got dishevelled or untidy, and her trim tweed skirt and serviceable boots never made her look unwomanly.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
When, a dishevelled wreck, I reached my own gateway, I was met in the drive by Eileen.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 147, NOVEMBER 4, 1914VARIOUS
His hat was gone and he was standing up, with hair dishevelled, glaring wildly ahead, in a confused sort of way.
THE RIVAL CAMPERS AFLOATRUEL PERLEY SMITH
No sooner was I within, than a young dishevelled woman sprang on my neck, and clung to me desperately.
RULE OF THE MONKGIUSEPPE GARIBALDI
The khoja, obedient man, did his best to follow instructions, and a very dishevelled Seyyid succeeded in escaping into the street.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
Francesca and I were now obliged to creep from under the tarpaulins and personate the dishevelled ladies on the strand.
PENELOPE'S EXPERIENCES IN SCOTLANDKATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
Mr. Hilton glanced round the dishevelled room with an air of disgust; his shrewd, expressionless face hardened.
THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
There, indeed, was a woman with dishevelled hair, holding her hands over her heart as one distressed with running.
DRACULABRAM STOKER
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