Thesaurus / disrepair
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These huts had been built by sealing gangs many years ago and were in a sad state of disrepair.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
The prebendal houses fell into disrepair, and in some cases a plot had been assigned, but no house had been built.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF RIPONCECIL WALTER CHARLES HALLETT
And yet the permanent way of almost every railway is falling into bad disrepair, the roads are shocking.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
Sorters seize upon it and separate it and classify it according to kind and state of disrepair.
THE GLORY OF THE COMINGIRVIN S. COBB
Unhappily the church was allowed, during the later part of the eighteenth century, to fall into a terrible state of disrepair.
FROM THE NORTH FORELAND TO PENZANCECLIVE HOLLAND
Besides the equipment he had just brought in, there were other items, all in varying stages of disrepair and ruin.
MILLENNIUMEVERETT B. COLE
Removing it all and starting afresh, however, is only advisable where a house has reached about the last stages of disrepair.
IF YOU'RE GOING TO LIVE IN THE COUNTRYTHOMAS H. ORMSBEE AND RICHMOND HUNTLEY
The air was chill now and the girls obeyed without hesitation for their own clothes were in a bad state of disrepair.
JANET HARDY IN RADIO CITYRUTHE S. WHEELER
In any case, by autumn, when the actual field study of woodrats was initiated, many houses were already deserted and in disrepair.
In the following reign the tunnel was allowed to fall into disrepair, but was repaired by Trajan.
WORDS RELATED TO DISREPAIR
- the end
- wasting away
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