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  • 1 ill-dressed — adjective not well dressed • Similar to: ↑ungroomed …

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  • 2 The Ill-Fated Princess — is a Greek fairy tale collected by Georgios A. Megas in Folktales of Greece . [Georgias A. Megas, Folktales of Greece , p 42, University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London, 1970] It is Aarne Thompson type 938A, Misfortunes in Youth. [Georgias A …

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  • 3 dowdy — I. a. [Said of women.] Slovenly (in dress), slatternly, ill dressed, vulgar looking, awkward. II. n. Slattern, trollop, ill dressed or vulgar looking woman …

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  • 4 dowdy — /ˈdaʊdi / (say dowdee) adjective (dowdier, dowdiest) 1. ill dressed; not trim, smart, or stylish. –noun (plural dowdies) 2. an ill dressed woman. {earlier dowd, Middle English doude; origin obscure} –dowdily, adverb –dowdiness, noun –dowdyish …

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  • 5 The Secret of the Third Watch — infobox Book | name = The Secret of the Third Watch title orig = translator = image caption = author = J. J. Fortune illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = Race Against Time series genre = Juvenile… …

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  • 6 dowdy — 1580s (n.), an aukward, ill dressed, inelegant woman [Johnson]; 1670s (adj.), perhaps a dim. of doue poorly dressed woman (early 14c.), of uncertain origin. The modern use of dowd (n.) is most likely a back formation from dowdy. If plaine or… …

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  • 7 dowdy — adj slovenly, untidy, tacky, frowzy, dumpy, frumpy, looking like Tugboat Annie; carelessly dressed, sloppy, messy, unkempt; bedraggled, draggle tailed, slatternly, sluttish; ill dressed, unfashionable, out of date, old fashioned; shabby, worn out …

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  • 8 Henry James Montague — was the stage name of Henry James Mann, (1844 ndash; August 13, 1878), and American actor born in England. [cite news |first= |last= |authorlink= |coauthors= |title=The late Henry J. Montague |url= |quote= |publisher=New York Times |date=August… …

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  • 9 Cassie Hack — Superherobox| caption=Cover of Hack/Slash: Comic Book Carnage . Art by Tim Seeley and Aadi Salman. character name=Cassie Hack real name= publisher=Devil s Due Publishing debut= (April 2004) creators=Tim Seeley partners=Vlad Hack/Slash Inc.… …

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  • 10 second-rate — 1. noun a British ship of the line sail warship that has 90 to 98 guns dispersed onto 3 gundecks. 2. adjective Of mediocre quality, not first class. They are intrigued by Mrs Deelville; she is dowdy, languid voiced, and ill dressed, in every way… …

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  • 11 shabby — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. dilapidated, seedy, rundown, threadbare; mean, sorry, pitiful, contemptible. See deterioration, unimportance.Ant., impeccable, fancy. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [In bad repair] Syn. ragged,… …

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  • 12 villain — villain, scoundrel, blackguard, knave, rascal, rogue, scamp, rapscallion, miscreant can all denote a low, mean, and reprehensible person utterly lacking in principles. Villain describes one utterly given to crime, evil, and baseness {are not made …

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  • 13 shabby — adj 1. worn, shopworn, threadbare, faded; ragged, raggedy, in rags, tattered, frayed; mangy, ratty, scrubby, scruffy. 2. grungy, dingy, dirty, Inf. grubby, Scot. ourie; impoverished, sorry, down and out, down at the heels, out at the heels or… …

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  • 14 ungroomed — adjective not neat and smart in appearance he was wrinkled and ungroomed, with a two day beard ungroomed hair • Ant: ↑groomed • Similar to: ↑bushy, ↑shaggy, ↑shaggy haired, ↑shaggy co …

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  • 15 down-at-heel — adj 1 ILL DRESSED, frayed, tattered, ragged, drab, frowsy, dowdy, shabby, poor, slovenly 2 the pub looked down at heel dingy, run down, dilapidated, ramshackle, in disrepair, neglected, tumbledown, uncared for COLLOQ. tatty, tacky, seedy * * *… …

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  • 16 Partners in Crime (short story collection) — infobox Book | name = Partners in Crime title orig = translator = image caption = Dust jacket illustration of the US (true first) edition. See Publication history (below) for UK first edition jacket image. author = Agatha Christie cover artist =… …

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  • 17 Ernest Hemingway — Hemingway redirects here. For other uses, see Hemingway (disambiguation). Ernest Hemingway Hemingway in 1939 …

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  • 18 Days of our Lives storylines — This is an overview of major historical storylines from the daytime drama Days of our Lives .1960sThe HortonsWhen the show debuted in 1965, it centered around the Horton family. Dr Tom Horton and his wife Alice had five children: Tom Jr., who had …

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  • 19 List of X-Play characters — The video game review television program X Play has had numerous recurring sketch characters that have appeared throughout the show s history; during a preview for the game WWE Day of Reckoning 2 (Episode No. 5093), co hosts Adam Sessler and… …

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  • 20 United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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