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He would spare her the sight that must before many moments be spread to view within that shambles.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
But to act, I have come, madame, to liberate from this shambles the gentle lamb you hold here prisoned.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
One might as well talk to driven cattle in the shambles about their ‘sacred mission’ as to women.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
They reminded him of the beeves in the shambles of the elder Varro.
THE LION'S BROODDUFFIELD OSBORNE
Thus the innocent foreign-born readers are led like sheep to the shambles, and Privilege gains another intrenching-tool.
THE OLD WORLD IN THE NEWEDWARD ALSWORTH ROSS
I was in the pit, the abyss, the human cesspool, the shambles and the charnel-house of our civilization.
REVOLUTION AND OTHER ESSAYSJACK LONDON
No true gourmet would ever send this warbler to the shambles so long as scarcer birds might be obtained.
THE FIEND'S DELIGHTDOD GRILE
The captains voice gusted out raw and brutelike, along the shambles of the deck.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
Next an ass, and then the mules, of which there was a considerable number, were brought to the shambles.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
Albert was evacuated on the Sunday night, and the place must have presented somewhat the appearance of a shambles.
THE ROMANCE OF THE RED TRIANGLEARTHUR KEYSALL YAPP
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SHAMBLES

  • beating
  • comedown
  • confusion
  • debacle
  • disaster
  • drubbing
  • embarrassment
  • flight
  • hiding
  • overthrow
  • retreat
  • romp
  • ruin
  • shambles
  • shutout
  • thrashing
  • trashing
  • upset
  • vanquishment
  • walkover
  • washout
  • waxing
  • whipping
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