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- adj. comparative form of scraggy: more scraggy
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The clapboards are just as gray as my beard, and a whole lot scraggier.
I should like to render the sense of my upward progress dramatic by pretending that we mounted from a zone of flowers at Monte Carlo into regions where only the hardiest blossoms greeted us, but what I really noticed was that by-and-by the little patches of vineyard seemed to grow less and the olive-trees scraggier.
Of course, the other time - honoured solution to times of political crisis is to kill the king but what is the point in putting poor Cowen out of his misery if confidence in his far scraggier rivals is no higher.