Dowdy


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Synonyms for Dowdy

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quite outmoded or unfashionable

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British marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882-1970)

deep-dish apple dessert covered with a rich crust

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lacking in smartness or taste

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primly out of date

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The little gauzy child, having whisked her sandals into the reticule and put on a trodden-down pair of shoes, shook her head into the dowdy bonnet at one shake, and answering my inquiry whether she liked dancing by replying, "Not with boys," tied it across her chin, and went home contemptuous.
Never, in the weeks of their married life, had Billy found her dowdy, or harshly irritable, or lethargic.
Bella, as the acknowledged ornament of the family, employed both her hands in giving her hair an additional wave while sitting in the easiest chair, and occasionally threw in a direction touching the supper: as, 'Very brown, ma;' or, to her sister, 'Put the saltcellar straight, miss, and don't be a dowdy little puss.
The breakthrough research described in this article was led by Dowdy and the research was funded by the W.
Furani and Dowdy are not troubled or anxious to establish their credentials through the Anglophone poetic tradition.
TEENAGER Rachel Dowdy has an insight into the world of business thanks to a mentoring scheme.
He was brother to Elizabeth Dowdy, wife of Billy Dowdy, of Millbury and Irene Tolman of Worcester.
Keeley Hawes also joins the team as a quiet, dowdy character with few friends - a lone wolf, if you will.
com)-- ActionCOACH North Carolina is excited to announce that David Dowdy has joined the team and will be opening an ActionCOACH office in Mooresville, North Carolina.
And we aren't talking dowdy running shoes - they've had a serious makeover.
She's the most glamorous shining star of the Royal Family, yet this portrait makes her look dowdy and dull.
Targeting treatment of 'core groups' as a way to reduce community-wide transmission is common with diseases like HIV and malaria, but is less accepted as a mantra for TB control," David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM, lead author of the study and assistant professor in the Bloomberg School's Department of Epidemiology said.
From her perspectives as the daughter of a Caribbean artist, former dancer, and scholar of multiliteracies, Dowdy (Kent State U.
Through a series of photos from productions, TV series, rehearsals, and posed shots, Kilgour Dowdy guides the reader, the 'audience,' through the chronology of her life 'in the public eye,' from her first moment on the stage as a child in 1968, to her 2009 honor as the recipient of the American Educational Research Association's Outstanding Book Award for her book PhD Stories: Conversations with My Sisters.