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shambles -- as in: the place is a shambles
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Bleak House
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  • Jo, repeating, "Ony you tell the young lady as I never went fur to hurt her and wot the genlmn ses!" nods and shambles and shivers, and smears and blinks, and half laughs and half cries, a farewell to her, and takes his creeping way along after Allan Woodcourt, close to the houses on the opposite side of the street.

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

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