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unkempt
used in The Phantom Tollbooth

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Definition
not neat or cared for
  • He was an incredible size even sitting down, with long unkempt hair, bulging eyes, and a shape hardly worth speaking of.
    p. 219.3
  • Clinging to one of the greasy rocks and blending almost perfectly with it was a large, unkempt, and exceedingly soiled bird who looked more like a dirty floor mop than anything else.
    p. 204.5

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