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jumble

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Leisure, Household
jumblejum‧ble1 /ˈdʒʌmbəl/ noun  1 [singular]MIX a lot of different things mixed together in an untidy way, without any orderjumble of a jumble of old toys Inside, she was a jumble of emotions.2 [uncountable] British EnglishDLDH things to be sold at a jumble sale syn rummage American English
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jumbleDay to day, a jumble of hopes and fears pour upon us.Elsewhere, there are puppets, a jumble of toys, a vast doll collection and excellent temporary exhibitions.The town, a jumble of Jekyll-and-Hyde contradictions, did not impress him.Any good clean jumble or bric-a-brac will be appreciated.Here, their interplay is again easy and amusing, but the movie around them is a cliched jumble.It's worried that the resulting jumble of colours and designs would create an eyesore.jumble ofThe business district is a crowded jumble of shops and restaurants.
jumblejumble2 (also jumble up) verb [transitive]  MIXto mix things together in an untidy way, without any order The photographs were all jumbled up. Ben’s words became jumbled. Grammar Jumble is usually passive.see thesaurus at mix→ See Verb table
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jumbleThe thoughts jumbling and whirling in her head, she came to the conclusion that the details didn't really matter.Jewelry, belts and scarves were jumbled in the bottom drawer.Shop houses and ancestral halls were jumbled side by side with whitewashed cottages and churches.The difficulty arises when facts and opinions are jumbled together in the same article or programme.They jumble together shampoos, toys, chocolate, clothes, electronic goods and hair slides.
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Verb table
jumble
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyjumble
he, she, itjumbles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyjumbled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave jumbled
he, she, ithas jumbled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad jumbled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill jumble
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have jumbled
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