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Synonyms for disarrange

to put (the hair or clothes) into a state of disarray

Antonyms for disarrange

destroy the arrangement or order of

disturb the arrangement of

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This solution is transparent and looks the same as it did when recently prepared but the LC molecules could be now arranged and a temperature of 30[degrees]C is not enough to disarrange these structures.
Let us smear our faces with coal, disarrange our hair.
To reading add new symbol and disarrange, developing it till it offers new sign(s).
"It is necessary for things to disarrange you," wrote Ponge.
at 329, 338 ("IT]he exercise of concurrent state jurisdiction in this case would completely 'disturb and disarrange' the comprehensive scheme of federal and tribal management established pursuant to federal law." (citation omitted)).
I have not looked further because I did not want to disarrange anything until you got here.
But he's also, like any such tortured literary character from Ahab to Winston Smith, hostage to his own saving plan of action--that "commanding vision" allowing him to arrange and disarrange events according to his own holy ground "perilously close to the abyss." The genius of Brammer's novel is its willingness to wrestle openly with the implications of a tragic, divided political nature--not merely for stars of first magnitude like Fenstemaker but also for the many lesser political beings in his orbit, falling so continuously short of the glory.
The most extravagant projects did not bewilder her imaginations; nor the greatest difficulties disarrange her ideas.
Howard Hughes' life-performance of self-annihilation, the post-colonialist stance of hyphenated subjectivities, WWW de-collagism and Actor Network Theory represent some of the competing vectors perforating the discourse of globality, presenting opportunities to (discursively) disarrange this discourse, torquing it toward critical consciousness.
In his Descriptive Catalogue (1809), for instance, he attacks David Hume, Edward Gibbon, and Francois-Marie Voltaire as reasoning historians whose opinions "disarrange self evident action and reality": "All that is not action is not worth reading.
The house IS very clean, but I am fed up getting screamed at if I drop a crumb on the carpet, crease the bedspread or disarrange the cushions.
He will make messes in the kitchen and bathroom, he will spill food and he will disarrange cushions.
For instance, he reports after his meeting with Henry James: "I did the fresh boyish stunt, and it was a great success." Once, before a reading, he asks a friend: "Will you please disarrange my hair; I've got to read poetry to some old ladies." After a speech to the Arts and Letters Club in Toronto, he is approached by a young man who compliments him; his response: "Then I do my pet boyish-modesty-stunt and go pink all over, and everyone thinks it too delightful." If these comments reveal something distasteful and cynical about Brooke's personality, they also suggest he was aware of the image he was creating.