Examples of dishevel in a Sentence
decorations for the garden wedding that had been disheveled by the wind
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At the buzzer, Massimino, in a rumpled tan suit, with his thinning hair typically disheveled, fell into a wild celebration with his assistant coaches and, eventually, with his players and friends.
While the mother was inside, her daughter came home crying and disheveled with leaves and dirt on her, according to the report.
The building’s most recent past life left the structure disheveled with a burned out front lawn.
The photo, taken Monday at the sheriff's office in Waukegan, shows the 75-year-old Hastert frowning, with deep circles under his eyes and his gray hair disheveled.
Twelve hours later, Perriello entered a rest stop in rural Ashland with his hair disheveled, tie removed, and voice groggy and bordering on slurring.
Festival co-founder Lee Reynolds is still awake and riding high after his midnight set, shouting and chanting at the picturesque cerulean sky with his hair disheveled, voice rasped, and squinting eyes and arms raised high.
In the foreground stands Willis V. McCall, the sheriff of Lake County, looking disheveled in the harsh light of a camera’s flash.
On the other side of the table sat Cohen’s main defense attorney, Martin Klotz, looking slightly dishevelled.
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Origin and Etymology of dishevel
First Known Use: 1598See Words from the same year
Synonymsconfuse, derange, disarrange, disarray, discompose, disorder, disjoint, dislocate, disorganize, disrupt, disturb, hash, jumble, mess (up), mix (up), muddle, muss, rumple, scramble, shuffle, tousle, tumble, upset
Antonymsarrange, array, dispose, draw up, marshal (also marshall), order, organize, range, regulate, straighten (up), tidy
Related Wordsembroil, entangle, snarl, tangle; agitate, perturb, stir (up), unsettle; clutter
Near Antonymsalign (also aline), line, line up, queue; classify, codify, methodize, systematize, systemize; adjust, fix; groom, make up, spruce (up); unscramble
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