Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of disarray.

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Examples

  • Tellis scratched the back of his head, absently disarraying the thick, brown-flecked hair.

    The White Order

  • Melissa was flustered in her ladylike terror of being come upon uncovered in those disarraying exertions of vigorous sexual informalities and, blushing, wished him, for a change, to finish fast; but she laughed when he did and disclosed the ruse as she was checking his baggage for his medicines and preparing to ride with him to the airport before his flight to Kenosha at the start of his journey.

    Closing Time

  • Nature had revenged herself on the local taste by disarraying the regular rectangles by huddling houses on street corners, where they presented abrupt gables to the current, or by capsizing them in compact ruin.

    The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Tales With Condensed Novels, Spanish and American Legends, and Earlier Papers

  • Harps, psalteries, timbrels, cornets, cymbals, and all kinds of musical instruments, were put in requisition upon that interesting day; and David disarraying himself of the dress of royalty, and substituting the lighter linen vestment of the priest, danced before the ark in a devout ecstacy.

    Female Scripture Biographies, Volume I

  • Rousel leapt up from his table desk in the sitting room that adjoined our bedchambers, disarraying the stack of papers that represented a composition doubtless due in the morning.

    Locus Online News

  • Many Somalis in Puntland - particularly Faroole supporters - believe that Somaliland is disarraying and current political disputes will bring it to end.

    American Chronicle

  • Who does she hope to be? "while rolling about my floor, laughing hysterically, and disarraying my empties.

    Survivor Tocantins: Much Ado, in re: Nil

  • While the King and his counsel were debating how to equip an army without money or credit; while the great and the good were disarraying their noble mansions, parting with every moveable, mortgaging their lands, and alienating even the treasured heir-looms which had for centuries attested their high descent, to support their falling Sovereign; the courtiers, who surrounded the Queen, were engaging their mistress to forward their intrigues for places and titles, and inticing her to pervert the scanty resources of the public treasury to feed their rapacity.

    The Loyalists, Vol. 1-3 An Historical Novel

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