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synonyms for motley

  • disparate
  • kaleidoscopic
  • assorted
  • conglomerate
  • dappled
  • diversified
  • mingled
  • mixed
  • mottled
  • rainbow
  • variegated
  • discrepant
  • dissimilar
  • heterogeneous
  • indiscriminate
  • miscellaneous
  • multicolor
  • multicolored
  • multiform
  • multihued
  • polychromatic
  • prismatic
  • unlike
  • varicolored
  • various
  • versicolor

antonyms for motley

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  • single
  • homogenous
  • like
  • same
  • similar
  • uniform
  • unmixed
  • unvaried
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How to use motley in a sentence

My jacket is from Old Navy, and sweaters from a motley of stores I don’t care about.
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Klagsbrun’s assemblages are motley and ramshackle, and yet vital.
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The Post led the charge into federal court, welcoming a motley crew.
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Now, it’s all up to a motley crew of players to plan out how to actually get these things to people like doctors and nurses in the safest way possible.
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Ultimately conquering the coronavirus pandemic will likely require a motley crew of vaccines which use different technologies.
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The proclamation was posted on the door of the court house and soon a motley crowd gathered around to read it.
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Seldom has war brought together such a motley assemblage of races as gathered on the Ridge during the siege of Delhi.
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These little shops, which display at regular intervals their motley assortment of wares, fill me with delight.
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It was a motley army, without uniforms, without banners and many without arms.
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While waiting for the performance to begin, the motley troop encamps on the grass near the theatre.
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WORDS RELATED TO MOTLEY

  • different
  • diverse
  • diversified
  • heterogeneous
  • hybrid
  • indiscriminate
  • miscellaneous
  • mixed
  • motley
  • sundry
  • varied
  • variegated
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