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Sample sentences for the GRE study word slovenly

slovenly can be used as a adj

1.To bring a slovenly unhandsome cors. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
2.When driven with his mates to the new owners' camp, Buck saw a slipshod and slovenly affair, tent half stretched, dishes unwashed, everything in disorder also, he saw a woman. - from The Call of the Wild by Jack London
3.It took them half the night to pitch a slovenly camp, and half the morning to break that camp and get the sled loaded in fashion so slovenly that for the rest of the day they were occupied in stopping and rearranging the load. - from The Call of the Wild by Jack London
4.Allowing for my learned friend's appearance being careless and slovenly if not debauched, they were sufficiently like each other to surprise, not only the witness, but everybody present, when they were thus brought into comparison. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
5.Secondly, they have been misled by the slovenly manner in which some ancient statutes of assize had been sometimes transcribed by lazy copiers, and sometimes, perhaps, actually composed by the legislature. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
6.Try and see in your mind's eye the drawing you mean to do, and then try and make your hand realise it, making the paper more beautiful by every touch you give instead of spoiling it by a slovenly manner of procedure. - from The Practice and Science Of Drawing by Harold Speed
7.At many turnpikes, it has been said, the money levied is more than double of what is necessary for executing, in the completest manner, the work, which is often executed in a very slovenly manner, and sometimes not executed at all. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

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