straggle


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Synonyms for straggle

Synonyms for straggle

to grow or spread in a disorderly or planless fashion

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Synonyms for straggle

a wandering or disorderly grouping (of things or persons)

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wander from a direct or straight course

go, come, or spread in a rambling or irregular way

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While it is an angry novel, it, too, straggles with the guilt of abandonment of a prior culture.
Joy, however, didn't know what a Straggle Booby - which is tied with Fritz - looked like and selected a White Fritz Cat Booby.
There was much straggle among allies, with lesbians finding their ground in the women's movement while gay men dominated the other groups.
It is precisely the progressive character of colonialism that is/was contested by nationalist histories - the straggle between them was first and foremost a discursive one.
Joy said: "Someone told James that a Straggle Booby, which got its name because it's got straggly pieces of fritz on it, was doing well.
straggle home eighth after traffic trouble knocked him back early.
A loose narrative emerges as the work's female protagonist moves through a number of public and private spaces while reflecting on reality, memory, and absence ("I straggle to be here now; I straggle not to erase," she proclaims at one point).
Many of us straggle to be more understanding and tolerant, frustrated with both students and ourselves when we fail.
In November 1994, Jasinski and Cronley unexpectedly tendered their resignations, to be effective at season's end, and set off a power straggle that made Leonide Massine's battles with Colonel Wassily de Basil during the 1930s look like child's play.
Now, its buildings straggle irregularly along the top of a slope which falls (quite steeply in places) towards the sun.
The tax revenue that does straggle in from casinos hardly competes with the $50 billion Grey estimates it costs to treat pathological gamblers each year.
In the more typical and instructive case of the Nesher cement plant in 1924-25, for example, "the Histadrut could simultaneously launch a straggle to deprive non-Jewish workers of their jobs while supporting another strike nearby [the Yajur quarry] by non-Jewish workers demanding higher wages," in the one case fighting for "Jews-only" labor and the other seeking to avoid being undermined by low Arab wages.
Guests straggle in sometime in the morning and partake of as much as they want of the prosciutto, pancetta, scrambled eggs, buffalo mozzarella, provolone, breads, pastries, cold meats, fresh fruits, cereals, juices and flutes of the refreshing Italian sparkling wine prosecco, plus espressos, cappuccinos and other coffees.
In Fabienne Last Went Out in 1981, 2000, for example, the sitter's face looms wanly, her features a straggle of fa int brushstrokes.
Now former EastEnders star Letitia Dean's immaculate blonde bob has been replaced by a long straggle of hair.