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slovenly
used in Atlas Shrugged

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dirty and unkempt
  • The girl had blurred eyes, a perspiring face, an ermine cape and a beautiful evening gown that had slipped off one shoulder like a slovenly housewife's bathrobe, revealing too much of her breast, not in a manner of daring, but in the manner of a drudge's indifference.
    1.4 Part 1 Chapter 4 — The Immovable Movers (10% in)
  • But she saw lights in the windows of the cheap, garish structures that had acquired, within a few years, the slovenly dilapidation of slum hovels; the homes of people who had not moved, the people who never looked beyond the span of one week.
    2.5 Part 2 Chapter 5 — Account Overdrawn (66% in)

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