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She held it while the trooper bent over the strange scrawl, and ran his eyes along it to learn the context.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Reading, thanks to Sebastian's patience, he might make shift with; he could barely scrawl an awkward fist.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
It was a veritable scrawl, madam, running something like this: 'I return your daughter to you.
THE CIRCULAR STUDYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
The general will pardon this scrawl; and should he send an express after us, please to let Mrs. Pike know of the opportunity.
THE EXPEDITIONS OF ZEBULON MONTGOMERY PIKE, VOLUME II (OF 3)ELLIOTT COUES
Being seated on the ground, 585 and writing on the back of a book, I hope will plead my excuse for this scrawl.
THE EXPEDITIONS OF ZEBULON MONTGOMERY PIKE, VOLUME II (OF 3)ELLIOTT COUES
But the ill-written scrawl in which she had replied had been full of the suggestion of her own weakness and misery.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
You must not mind the badness of my scrawl: and let me hear from you.
MEMOIRS OF THE COURTS AND CABINETS OF GEORGE THE THIRDTHE DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM AND CHANDOS
Excuse my scrawl, on account of the pen and the frosty morning at daybreak.
MY RECOLLECTIONS OF LORD BYRONTERESA GUICCIOLI
But Elizabeth had possessed herself of the letters, and was already deep in a laughing perusal of Elliot's scrawl.
AND SO THEY WERE MARRIEDFLORENCE MORSE KINGSLEY
This scrawl contented the deluded girl; and the parson then intimated that he was always paid for such duties.
THE CHRONICLES OF CRIME OR THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR. V. 1/2CAMDEN PELHAM
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SCRAWL

  • doodle
  • jot
  • scratch
  • scrawl
  • squiggle
  • write badly
  • write erratically
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