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slovenly
used in A Tale of Two Cities

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dirty and unkempt
  • Allowing for my learned friend's appearance being careless and slovenly if not debauched, they were sufficiently like each other to surprise, not only the witness, but everybody present, when they were thus brought into comparison.
    2.3 — A Disappointment (67% in)

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