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shambles -- as in: the place is a shambles
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • With most of her possessions gone and her beloved yard a shambles, she still took a lively and cordial interest in Jem’s and my affairs.
    p.97.9

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  • Our plan is in shambles.
  • The breakup left her in a shambles.

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