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garbled

  
  
A garbled message or report contains confused or wrong details, often because it is spoken by someone who is nervous or in a hurry.      adj  
The Coastguard needs to decipher garbled messages in a few minutes., ...his own garbled version of the El Greco story.     
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garbled

  
  
confused, distorted, double-Dutch, incomprehensible, jumbled, mixed up, unintelligible  

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garbed, gabled, gable, garb

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