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  • adj. Not mangled.


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un- +‎ mangled


  • No, Si'N, yours is not an unmangled reading, yours is either uncomprehending or more consciously guile laden.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • But one would have to deal with dusting off file labels from six years ago, scrounging for pens in the manner of a squirrel foraging for a nut and looking behind the copier for unmangled paperclips, because no new office products would be making their way to you, my friend.

    purplecigar Diary Entry

  • Our belated reports from the scene did not get through the censor unmangled, even though we quoted from official sources such as the university rector.

    Staying Tuned

  • An officer who it seems was one of the Brotherwhood requested that as a Mason he might have the body unmangled, and find a decent interment for it.

    Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 31 July - 2 August 1775

  • As the clothes came from the laundry with many stains, unironed, unmangled, and looking in many respects as if they had not been washed, this detail of the handkerchief remained throughout my time in prison one of the most trying of the physical and minor disagreeables.

    Prisons and Prisoners: Some Personal Experiences

  • No man seemed to come into the room with an unmangled body.

    The Dark Forest

  • I found the Duke on the shingles, curiously unmangled.

    The Betrayal

  • "I am of this opinion," said Cheke in a prefatory letter to a book translated by a friend of his, "that our own tongue should be written clean and pure, unmixed and unmangled with the borrowing of other tongues, wherein if we take not heed by time, ever borrowing and never paying, she shall be fain to keep her house as bankrupt."

    English Literature: Modern Home University Library of Modern Knowledge

  • Or there might be only one mangled body, and the other, unmangled, would pursue him through the sand-dunes and offer him life at the price of silence.

    Miss Mapp

  • So did Marius Longford -- resolving in his own mind that whenever, IF ever, a book of poems appeared by Julian Adderley, he would so maul and pounce upon it in the critical reviews, that there should not be a line of it left unmangled or alive.

    God's Good Man


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