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  • adjective Alternative spelling of uncheckered.


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un- +‎ chequered


  • AH! what in this lower sphere can be unchequered, when even a correspondence with the most lovely of her sex, brings alarm with its felicity?


  • For, it was not the monotonous days unchequered by variety and uncheered by pleasant companionship, it was not the dark dreary evenings or the long solitary nights, it was not the absence of every slight and easy pleasure for which young hearts beat high, or the knowing nothing of childhood but its weakness and its easily wounded spirit, that had wrung such tears from Nell.

    The Old Curiosity Shop

  • This comfort surely is owing to me; for if life is no worse than chequer-work, I must now have a little white to come, having seen nothing but black, all unchequered dismal black, for a great, great while.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • The last emotion of her soul here was joy to be henceforth unchequered and eternal.

    The History of Pendennis

  • My mental ruminations, notwithstanding my assumed confidence, were not always of an unchequered nature.

    Rob Roy

  • Soames had been her mainstay throughout thirty-four years chequered by Montague Dartie, had continued her mainstay in the thirteen unchequered years since.

    Swan Song

  • With eagerness one turns toward the east, with angry impatience one marks the unchequered darkness; the crowing of a cock, that sound of glee during day-time, comes wailing and untuneable — the creaking of rafters, and slight stir of invisible insect is heard and felt as the signal and type of desolation.

    The Last Man

  • Many of these were marked, it is true; and what human being's character is unchequered?

    A Love Story

  • On the other side lies the lake, which presents to the eye but a smooth sheet of water, on which there is neither wave nor ripple, and unchequered by a single island.

    Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 2 (of 3)

  • His picture of rural life is more mellow than melodramatic; and his tale reaches a happy end, unchequered by anything more sensational than a mild outbreak of scandal from the local wag-tongues.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 152, April 11, 1917


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