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Half-naked crew members jammed themselves into lifeboats and rowed away … We were close enough to see their unkempt beards and the tattoos on their arms.
These unkempt-looking Father Times and Methuselahs prowl about the staircases of the different ateliers daily.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
George jerked his peaked cap from his head, revealing a tangle of unkempt red hair.
DOPESAX ROHMER
They were resting on their cumbrous belongings, strange groups, unkempt and half dressed.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
They were standing now in front of a tall, gloomy house, unkempt, with broken gate—a large but miserable-looking abode.
THE DOUBLE FOURE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
And at the trail's end the unkempt, ribald crew swarmed their dark and dirty camp as a band of pirates a galleon.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
At first I had been rather struck by his unkempt look, and it made my reaction all the stronger.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
He was an emaciated, unkempt man, whose movements were in strange contrast with his appearance.
A LITTLE UNION SCOUTJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
It might be supposed that so hairy an animal as the yak would become dirty and unkempt.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
Unkempt enthusiasm and rollicking good humour are the chief features of this little volume.

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