scraggily


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Related to scraggily: frowsy

scrag·gy

 (skrăg′ē)
adj. scrag·gi·er, scrag·gi·est
1. Jagged; rough: scraggy cliffs.
2. Bony and lean: a scraggy cat.

scrag′gi·ly adv.
scrag′gi·ness n.
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