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disreputable-looking

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  • And it was really only Cynthia who didnt know them and thought them only a lot of disreputable-looking Dutch dollsand Dutch dolls were quite out of fashion.

    The RACKETTY-PACKETTY House

  • It was as disreputable-looking an animal as Grace had ever seen.

    Sonnet of the Sphinx

  • There were several others of the lean, dark-haired man with a disreputable-looking terrier.

    Sonnet of the Sphinx

  • I was seated at my window one morning when a very disreputable-looking person slouched into the room.

    Mark Twain

  • Others who had encountered him at this stage of his life remembered him as “disreputable-looking,” “seedy,” even “sinister,” and equipped with “an evil-smelling cigar butt.”

    Mark Twain

  • The brothers were most disreputable-looking beings; for, although surrounded with gay apparel as their staple in trade, they wore the most filthy rags themselves.

    Our Mutual Friend

  • Before us was a large and disreputable-looking building with a blackened, twisted olive tree dominating its façade.

    The Vesuvius Club

  • Lee ushered us through the house, into a large, gloomy room dominated by a pair of disreputable-looking French windows.

    The Vesuvius Club

  • He moved to the back of the dismal hallway, nodding absently, and drew aside a disreputable-looking curtain.

    The Vesuvius Club

  • The man, however, who had thus drawn his attention was none other than Pierre Lemaire, who stood in the centre of the broad asphalt path, dirty, ragged and disreputable-looking.

    Madame Midas

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