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synonyms for pellmell

  • chaotic
  • confused
  • disarrayed
  • disorganized
  • haphazard
  • muddled
  • tumultous/tumultuous

antonyms for pellmell

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  • ordered
  • organized
  • ordered
  • organized
  • straight
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    How to use pellmell in a sentence

    He dared not tackle the groceryman, but he came running pellmell down the platform to bray at Bob.
    BETTY GORDON IN THE LAND OF OILALICE B. EMERSON
    In this huge school of hungry fish, whenever one ran for or with a bait, all the others dove pellmell after him.
    TALES OF FISHESZANE GREY
    Pack my things, throw them in helter skelter, pellmell, all in a heap.
    POLLY THE PAGANISABEL ANDERSON
    And pellmell, hobbling and shouting and straining, all the ragged company strung out after.
    THE PIKE'S PEAK RUSHEDWIN L. SABIN
    The City Fathers, then in session, rushed out pellmell and crowds surrounded the Jail.
    SIXTY YEARS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA 1853-1913HARRIS NEWMARK
    "They've kicked the dust of this part of the country from their boots, and are riding pellmell away to the south," Rob answered.
    THE BOY SCOUTS UNDER FIRE IN MEXICOLIEUT. HOWARD PAYSON
    Again, to-day (July 19) a sharp fight; Pandies in great force—driven pellmell up to the walls; but how about getting back.
    TWELVE YEARS OF A SOLDIER'S LIFE IN INDIAW. S. R. HODSON
    On they came, crimson-faced, mouths open, British and Americans in a pellmell rush like a rally of boys at football.
    WILD JUSTICE: STORIES OF THE SOUTH SEASLLOYD OSBOURNE
    As usual, the interpreters assumed the head of the command: the Indians followed pellmell.
    LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE, VOL. 11, NO. 22, JANUARY, 1873VARIOUS
    They started aft pellmell in confused haste to help Greer finish the rum.
    THE CRUISE OF THE DRY DOCKT. S. STRIBLING
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