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The funds would be used for the renovation of derelict public schools, including remodeling and repainting deteriorating buildings and upgrading bathrooms to make them “more modern.”
LOS ANGELES HAD A CHANCE TO BUILD A BETTER CITY AFTER THE RODNEY KING VIOLENCE IN 1992. HERE'S WHY IT FAILEDELIZABETH HINTONMAY 18, 2021TIME
She encounters a derelict starship, hostile androids, and — of course — an Alien.
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A fair ship on a fair sea soon parts company with a derelict—unless it tows it.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Yet he had gone twice in the fortnight at her call to help her through stormy nights with the derelict.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
Erdil is a tiny derelict Christian village situated in the Oramar valley a little above its confluence with the Zab.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
A dead ship, a derelict, come to them by merest chance from some unthinkably remote star.
DERELICTALAN EDWARD NOURSE
Eyes turned curiously on the shambling derelict, but the only expression on Newt's face was one of surly defiance to the world.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
When they went on deck again Corregidor Island was astern, rising out of the channel like a derelict battleship.
ISLE O' DREAMSFREDERICK F. MOORE
When I found the police in charge of the motor-car I had left I thought they were merely guarding it as a derelict.
THE GRELL MYSTERYFRANK FROEST
You are too young, and too gifted, to remain here in this sluggish backwater, alongside a derelict like me.
THE HISTORY OF SIR RICHARD CALMADYLUCAS MALET

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