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badly matched; incompatible
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  • A strange sort of cosmography had grown out of this ill-assorted reading.

    Comrade Yetta Albert Edwards
  • Does he consider that ill-assorted couples will make happy nations?

    Gilbert Keith Chesterton Patrick Braybrooke
  • As the ill-assorted pair advanced, the streets they traversed seemed to grow narrower and dirtier.

    The Garret and the Garden R.M. Ballantyne
  • It was indeed the most curious, the most ill-assorted household that could be imagined.

    Artists' Wives Alphonse Daudet
  • Matters culminated, in this ill-assorted union, with a tragedy.

    Upon The Tree-Tops Olive Thorne Miller
  • We shall have, as I before remarked, hundreds of these ill-assorted unions.

    Wood Magic Richard Jefferies
  • I felt at once that I must take charge of her, and put an end to this ill-assorted match.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • Isabella was, however, relieved at her escape from an ill-assorted union.

    Thackerayana William Makepeace Thackeray
  • One child was born to this ill-assorted pair—a boy who was destined to write his name large on history's page.

  • She said, 'I would do anything, my dear, to save you from an ill-assorted marriage.'

    The Fallen Leaves Wilkie Collins

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