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The law holds down insurance costs by shielding doctors from potentially ruinous malpractice awards for birth injuries like Justin’s, which require a lifetime of medical care.
The accumulations of his father must have been considerable when he entered upon his ruinous speculations.
One of the strongest objections against the use of the "Indian novelty" was its ruinous cost at this period.
They were anxious to know what might be done towards draining and relieving Holland from its ruinous state.
Lincoln Castle, much decayed and ruinous, is an appropriate feature of one of the public parks.
The castle, rude and ruinous, shows the work of many centuries, and was really a great fortress rather than a feudal residence.
In the back-ground of the garden stands a somewhat ruinous royal summer palace.
Many Europeans inhabit half-ruinous buildings, which, at a small expense, they convert into pretty palaces.
If men knew what they can have for a tear, they would be better loved and we should be less ruinous to them.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
Nothing is more onerous and more ruinous for the greatest part of the nations than the worship of their Gods!

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