Examples of dishevel in a Sentence
decorations for the garden wedding that had been disheveled by the wind
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Most students had a shambolically rustic look: boots, jeans, oversized checked shirts and dishevelled hair.
Wenger, the King of Arsenal, hangs perilously under a boiling cauldron lit aflame by the fans of the club, but peering down at his impeding doom hasn’t once dishevelled him.
Kapoor, who was arrested earlier Thursday, entered court in basketball shorts, tennis shoes and a T-shirt, his long, gray hair disheveled.
Hawkins was on one end of the video call, shirtless and with his hair disheveled.
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.
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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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