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 for disarray
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Disarray \Dis`ar*ray"\, n. [Cf. F. d['e]sarroi.]
     1. Want of array or regular order; disorder; confusion.
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              Disrank the troops, set all in disarray. --Daniel.
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     2. Confused attire; undress. --Spenser.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Disarray \Dis`ar*ray"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disarrayed; p. pr.
     & vb. n. Disarraying.] [Pref. dis- + array, v.: cf. OF.
     desarroyer, desarreier.]
     1. To throw into disorder; to break the array of.
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              Who with fiery steeds
              Oft disarrayed the foes in battle ranged. --Fenton.
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     2. To take off the dress of; to unrobe.
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              So, as she bade, the witch they disarrayed.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly
           thought and behavior; "a confusion of impressions" [syn:
           confusion, mental confusion, confusedness,
           muddiness, disarray]
      2: untidiness (especially of clothing and appearance) [syn:
         disarray, disorderliness]
      v 1: bring disorder to [syn: disorder, disarray] [ant:

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  69 Moby Thesaurus words for "disarray":
     ataxia, chaos, clutter, derange, derangement, disarrange,
     disarrangement, disarticulation, discomfiture, discompose,
     discomposure, disconcertedness, disharmony, dishevel, dishevelment,
     disintegration, disjunction, dislocate, dismantle, disorder,
     disorderliness, disorganization, disorganize, disproportion,
     disrobe, disruption, disturb, disturbance, do a strip-tease,
     entropy, haphazardness, huddle, incoherence, indiscriminateness,
     inharmonious harmony, irregularity, jumble, litter, mess, mess up,
     misarrange, most admired disorder, muddle, muss, muss up,
     nonsymmetry, nonuniformity, perturbation, promiscuity,
     promiscuousness, randomness, ruffle, rummage, rumple, scatter,
     snarl, strip, topsy-turviness, tousle, turbulence, unarray, uncase,
     unclothe, undrape, undress, unsettle, unsymmetry, ununiformity,

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