How to use Scraggy in a sentence

scraggy
  • He'd forgotten the scraggy thing while Cynthia was away.

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  • Your cheeks are all sunk and your color's all gone, Your neck's very scraggy, still you're getting on.

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  • Neither was me taking class A's in the toilets with your frankly quite scraggy future sister-in-law.

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  • Some of them are as light-skinned as Europeans, tall, robust, thin-lipped, straight-nosed, with straight black hair; others are shorter and darker in complexion, with round heads, long noses, thick lips, and scraggy limbs, indicating perhaps the commingling of more than one Semitic people.

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  • In the latter form old trees, the summer pruning of which has been neglected, are apt to acquire an undue projection from the wall and become scraggy, to avoid which a portion of the old spurs should be cut out annually.

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  • She was not nicely rounded but had a thin scraggy neck and distinct hips, sure signs of being underweight.

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  • Your cheeks are all sunk and your color 's all gone, Your neck 's very scraggy, still you 're getting on.

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  • The western half of these plains has only a few trees along the watercourses and some scraggy bushes of oak, juniper and cedar in the more hilly sections.

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  • In a few hollows which are reached by moisture the trees of the desert find support, the algarrobo (Prosopis horrida), a low tree of very scraggy growth, the vichaya (Capparis crotonoides), and the zapote del perro (Colicodendrum scabridum), mere shrubs.

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  • She forgot all fear of her father, went up to him, took his hand, and drawing him down put her arm round his thin, scraggy neck.

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  • A thousand times during that half-hour Rostov cast eager and restless glances over the edge of the wood, with the two scraggy oaks rising above the aspen undergrowth and the gully with its water-worn side and "Uncle's" cap just visible above the bush on his right.

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