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ill-made Line breaks: ill-made

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Definition of ill-made in English:


Poorly constructed: the dangers of ill-made cheap imports
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  • They drove the slaves back into their ill-made huts around which the icy wind whistled forlornly.
  • These tools are clumsy and ill-made.
  • Don Francisco was a young man of twenty-two, ugly and ill-made.

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