ill-starred

[ il-stahrd ]SEE DEFINITION OF ill-starred

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ILL-STARRED

"My ill-starred novel—my story of Aberdeen Hall," she laughed.

The Corsican expedition was quite as ill-starred as the French.

George Godolphin knew that he alluded to the ill-starred Nick.

The less said about this splendid but ill-starred effort the better.

She had no clear ideas, no logic from the other ill-starred home.

Nothing more was said of the affair, nor of the ill-starred Maria Clara.

One was the ill-starred lady who perished in the Konak in Belgrade.

His career seems to have been ill-starred and unfortunate from the beginning.

When I returned from that ill-starred Russian voyage, I flew at once to join you.

Pique, very likely, had brought about this ill-starred match with Chatelet.

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