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

  Mix \Mix\ (m[i^]ks), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mixed (m[i^]kst)
     (less properly Mixt); p. pr. & vb. n. Mixing.] [AS.
     miscan; akin to OHG. misken, G. mischen, Russ. mieshate, W.
     mysgu, Gael. measg, L. miscere, mixtum, Gr. mi`sgein,
     migny`nai, Skr. mi[,c]ra mixed. The English word has been
     influenced by L. miscere, mixtum (cf. Mixture), and even
     the AS. miscan may have been borrowed fr. L. miscere. Cf.
     Admix, Mash to bruise, Meddle.]
     1. To cause a promiscuous interpenetration of the parts of,
        as of two or more substances with each other, or of one
        substance with others; to unite or blend into one mass or
        compound, as by stirring together; to mingle; to blend;
        as, to mix flour and salt; to mix wines.
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              Fair persuasions mixed with sugared words. --Shak.
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     2. To unite with in company; to join; to associate.
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              Ephraim, he hath mixed himself among the people.
                                                    --Hos. vii. 8.
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     3. To form by mingling; to produce by the stirring together
        of ingredients; to compound of different parts.
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              Hast thou no poison mixed?            --Shak.
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              I have chosen an argument mixed of religious and
              civil considerations.                 --Bacon.
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     4. To combine (two or more activities) within a specified or
        implied time frame; as, to mix studying and partying while
        at college.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mixed \Mixed\, a.
     Formed by mixing; united; mingled; blended. See Mix, v. t.
     & i.
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     Mixed action (Law), a suit combining the properties of a
        real and a personal action.
  
     Mixed angle, a mixtilineal angle.
  
     Mixed fabric, a textile fabric composed of two or more
        kinds of fiber, as a poplin.
  
     Mixed marriage, a marriage between persons of different
        races or religions; specifically, one between a Roman
        Catholic and a Protestant.
  
     Mixed number, a whole number and a fraction taken together.
        
  
     Mixed train, a railway train containing both passenger and
        freight cars.
  
     Mixed voices (Mus.), voices of both males and females
        united in the same performance.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  mixed
      adj 1: consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds;
             "an arrangement of assorted spring flowers"; "assorted
             sizes"; "miscellaneous accessories"; "a mixed program of
             baroque and contemporary music"; "a motley crew"; "sundry
             sciences commonly known as social"- I.A.Richards [syn:
             assorted, miscellaneous, mixed, motley,
             sundry(a)]
      2: involving or composed of different races; "interracial
         schools"; "a mixed neighborhood" [syn: interracial,
         mixed]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  107 Moby Thesaurus words for "mixed":
     adulterated, amalgamated, ambiguous, ambivalent, amphibious,
     assimilated, associated, assorted, blemished, blended, clashing,
     combinative, combinatory, combined, complex, composite, compound,
     compounded, conflicting, confused, conglomerate, conjoint,
     conjugate, conjunctive, connected, connective, consolidated,
     contradictory, damaged, dappled, defective, deficient, diverse,
     eclectic, equivocal, erroneous, fallible, faulty, fifty-fifty,
     found wanting, fused, half-and-half, half-bred, heterogeneous,
     hybrid, immature, impaired, imperfect, imprecise, impure,
     inaccurate, inadequate, incomplete, incorporated, indiscriminate,
     inexact, integrated, interbred, intricate, involved, ironic,
     joined, joint, jumbled, lacking, makeshift, many-sided, mediocre,
     medley, merged, mingled, miscellaneous, mongrel, motley, muddled,
     multifaceted, multifarious, multinational, multiracial,
     not perfect, off, one, opposing, opposite, partial, patchy,
     pluralistic, promiscuous, scrambled, short, sketchy, syncretic,
     syncretistic, syncretized, synthesized, tainted, thrown together,
     undeveloped, uneven, unfinished, united, unperfected, unsound,
     unthorough, varied, various, wanting
  
  

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  MIXED. To join; to mingle. A compound made of several simples is said to be 
  something mixed. 
  
  

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