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The couple has bought one of Detroit’s many derelict homes, which can cost just a few thousand dollars, and are renovating it themselves.
THESE CHILDREN ARE U.S. CITIZENS. THEY NEED HELP, BUT THEY CAN'T GET THE CHILD TAX CREDITBELINDA LUSCOMBESEPTEMBER 20, 2021TIME
Right now, what we still don't know about the remake could fill a haunted derelict infested with ravenous space zombies—and that's intentional.
EA BUCKS CONVENTION WITH PREVIEW OF EXTREMELY UNFINISHED DEAD SPACE REMAKESTEVE HASKESEPTEMBER 1, 2021ARS TECHNICA
Congress and the media would be derelict not to examine the decisions by Fauci and others that led to this collaboration.
WHAT THE FIGHT BETWEEN ANTHONY FAUCI AND RAND PAUL IS REALLY ABOUTJOSH ROGINJULY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
THE BEST SINGLE-PLAYER VIDEO GAMES TO PLAY RIGHT NOWMATTHEW GAULTMARCH 9, 2020TIME
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
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DERELICT

  • derelict
  • dilapidated
  • fordone
  • irremediable
  • irreparable
  • shot
  • spoilt
  • undid
  • undone
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