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What is another word for pell-mell?

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Adjective
In a mess or a state of disorder
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“A similar pell-mell arrangement of beds can be seen in the four quarters of the Great Garden of Whitehall Palace.”
Adjective
Acting or done with excessive, sudden or chaotic speed
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“Johanna called to me as I made a pell-mell dash for the kitchen door.”
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Done or performed without method or care
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Adverb
In a rushed and disorderly manner
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“He ran pell-mell through the hall into the kitchen, and through the kitchen onto the back porch, and up the back stairs into his father's room, and through his father's room into the hall, and he kept running.”
Adverb
Without care or thought
“Individuals with newly loosened social ties and obligations rushed pell-mell into a brave new world, wreaking havoc on the hierarchical social orders of the past.”
Adverb
In a mad, wild, or uncontrolled manner
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“His cuirassiers plunged into the thick of the fray at once, driving the Swedes pell-mell back across the ditch and road.”
Adverb
In an untidy or disorderly manner
“Overalls, shirts, pants, and other clothing are stacked pell-mell over the counter near the post office and on the shelves beneath.”
Noun
A state of chaos or disorder
“The pell-mell that ensued took place under the benevolent gaze of the prince and his courtiers, who watched from the lofty safety of a balcony.”
Noun
A scene of extreme confusion or uproar
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Prepositional phrase
Less common form of hell-for-leather
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