raddled


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used until no longer useful

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showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering

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At last he allowed a barber to dye his hair and tint his cheeks, but he still refused to see the likeness between himself and the raddled old fop whose appearance had disgusted him on shipboard.
From the minute he stepped on stage his heavily blue-linered eyes, silver blonde barnet and tangerine tan gave him the appearance of a raddled pantomime dame while his dazzling white choppers reflected more light than a disco ball.
How Mr Doran can make a line hang pointedly in the air is a revelation, as when Gremio (Christopher Godwin) old, raddled and ludicrously over-sexed, loses Bianca - 'My cake is dough', he says.
Much grad school gobbledygook elsewhere, hypertextual frenzifying, like Irving Malin's "Foreshadowing the Text," in which, like a raddled entomologist documenting ant-farm behavior, he makes nine journal entries over nine days, earnestly (and artlessly) telescoping on certain words ("Notice that the word `slap' introduces, if only somewhat briefly, the idea of violence") and little themes.
The raddled face of a 50-yearold aged 27, the grotesquely small body under a huge bundle of hair, her slippers bloodstained because she injected heroin between her toes.
The raddled diva insisted the Sicilian ceremony - which took place in a church - was only a blessing.
Take a look at raddled Rolling Stone Keith Richards (62), bathchair Beatle Paul McCartney (64) and jowly Mick Jagger (63)
The Charlie And The Chocolate Factory star was persuaded by Malkovich - who had played Rochester on stage - to take on a role in which he goes through physical disintegration and eventually appears utterly raddled on screen.
If fates had only been kinder, I could now be a fading star with raddled countenance and a heroin addiction, living in tax exile.
That's why skinny women all look so raddled as they get older.
There was comfort in the heavy smell of warm water, the fecundity of low-lying leaves, steaming chlorophyll, and hot moist air raddled with pollen"), but the action writing is unexceptional.
Sad life of a raddled rock starWHAT a sad little man Rod Stewart is.
Reviewing his performance in David Garrick's The Clandestine Marriage at Malvern during the mid1990s, I thought he brought off the raddled octogenarian Lord Ogleby perfectly.
For a punk icon he sounds more like a raddled hippy, an even more strung out version of Danny from Withnail and I.
I think exercise has raddled my brain, but Jess says it's my age.