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mish-mash

A jumbled, disorganized mixture of several various things. The "stew" he served was just a bizarre mish-mash of stuff he had left over in his fridge. The story is a mish-mash of inconsistent themes and plotlines that never go anywhere.

mash

in. to neck and pet. (Collegiate.) Who are those two mashing in the corner?

mish-mash

and mish-mosh (ˈmɪʃmæʃ and ˈmɪʃmɑʃ)
n. a mixture; a disorderly conglomeration. There’s no theme or focus. It’s just a mish-mash.
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Keith Richards has described The Beatles Sgt Pepper's album as a 'mishmash of rubbish'
"These kinds of increased energy requirements are unavoidable, but alternative power sources have helped keep a lid on costs," Mishmash said.
The songs, recorded between 2002 and 2009, are a mishmash of outtakes and covers, demos and home recordings.
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What will come from their politically correct mishmash, only the future will tell.
Amazingly, not only does this mishmash create a cohesive whole, but it also builds significant suspense.
This is a Tory government (Forget the Lib Dems - they are as insignificant as they ever were, swept on now by right-wing ideas.) Now we see the targets of this mishmash, Eton mess Government - the old, the disabled, the vulnerable.
Mishmash. The situation with the clinics seems also something made in a hurry and so let the chips fall where they may, comments Natasa Boskovska for Nova Makedonija.
And those elements are usually pounded into a sartorial mishmash that is-pitch-perfect.
In the study, researchers fed the rats a mishmash of junky foods (think bacon-wrapped cheesecake covered with frosting), so any ingredient's individual effects were hidden.
The novel is kind of a mishmash, but full of light fun, especially concerning Georgie's love life, or lack thereof.
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Written by professor former Vienna Chamber of Commerce economist Ludwig von Mises (1881-1973), Bureaucracy is a classic economic treatise, first published in 1944, about how the efficient aspects of private ownership and control of public good production ultimately produces superior results compared to the mishmash of publically administrated plans laced with codes of "officialdom", government incompetence, unforeseen legal wranglings, graft, and other ills.
And particularly in a war that has morphed into a complex mishmash of conflicts, involving militias, insurgencies, terrorists and criminals.
Pic had gotten a late start (a ticketing mishmash left a 100- yard line of black-tie guests stretching down Hollywood Boulevard), but this didn't seem to affect the crowd that stayed at the Audi-sponsored Hollywood Roosevelt after-party until the wee hours.