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unkempt
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The Fountainhead
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  • She looked offensively unkempt, with studied slovenliness as careful as grooming—and for the same purpose.
  • He was thirty-nine years old then, short, stocky, unkempt; he worked like a dog, missed his sleep and meals, drank seldom but then brutally, called his clients unprintable names, laughed at hatred and fanned it deliberately, behaved like a feudal lord and a longshoreman, and lived in a passionate tension that stung men in any room he entered, a fire neither they nor he could endure much longer.

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  • This kid has long, unkempt hair and a hardened look about him.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • With his dark unkempt hair, his unlined face, he looked no more than twenty-five.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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