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mixed (up)

1. mod. confused; mentally troubled. (This is hyphenated before a nominal.) I was a little mixed up after the accident.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. I’m just a little mixed-up, nothing serious. No reason you should be swaying around like that.
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Prohibit verbal orders for sound-alikes that have been mixed up at your facility.
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Written by Bob Raczka, illustrated by Chad Cameron, and published by Carolrhoda Books, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, Fall Mixed Up will have readers giggling as they find the quirky mix-ups that fill the pages of this adorable picture book.