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If some people are unhinged, are others properly hinged?

If some people are disgruntled, are others properly gruntled?

If some people are discombomulated, are others properly combobulated?

This would all seam reasonable enough...
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One can be ruthless, but cannot be ruth (unless that's their name).
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I've discarded stuff...Don't know if I ever carded anything...
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One can be ruthless, but cannot be ruth (unless that's their name).
When Claire Merritt Ruth (the Babe's wife) lost her husband to cancer in 1948, was she Ruthless?
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If some people are disparaged, are others properly paraged?
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I've been dismayed...Don't know if I've ever been mayed...
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I've been dismayed...Don't know if I've ever been mayed...
That happens on MayDay.

Lots of folk on political message boards like to obfuscate but none ever fuscate.
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If some people are utterly unflappable, are others moderately flappable?
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I've been disheveled...Otherwise, I'm properly sheveled...
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If some people are utterly unflappable, are others moderately flappable?
caught ya! flappable is a word meaning excitable

I caught the great pjohns in a mistake.
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