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synonyms for tumbledown

  • annihilative
  • baleful
  • baneful
  • calamitous
  • cataclysmic
  • catastrophic
  • crippling
  • damaging
  • deadly
  • deleterious
  • depleting
  • dilapidated
  • dire
  • draining
  • exhausting
  • extravagant
  • fatal
  • fateful
  • harmful
  • hurtful
  • immoderate
  • injurious
  • murderous
  • noxious
  • pernicious
  • ramshackle
  • rundown
  • shattering
  • suicidal
  • unfortunate
  • wasteful
  • withering
  • wrackful
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How to use tumbledown in a sentence

All clear, Tom called, and there was a sudden rush of wet figures for the poor sanctuary of the tumbledown shack.
THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
The threatening walls of this tumbledown abode seemed to have been decorated with hieroglyphics.
AT THE SIGN OF THE CAT AND RACKETHONORE DE BALZAC
In one corner a tumbledown bookstand, in the other the fantastic silhouette of a hideous violoncello case.
THE DUELA. I. KUPRIN
Rail fences, for the most part in a tumbledown condition, paralleled the dirt road here and there.
THE HERITAGE OF THE HILLSARTHUR P. HANKINS
Bonner was standing near the tumbledown fireplace, placidly lighting a cigarette.
THE DAUGHTER OF ANDERSON CROWGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
In the tumbledown walls I could see loopholes large enough for a giant to creep through.
MAJOR FRANKA. L. G. BOSBOOM-TOUSSAINT
Inside stood a tumbledown old wagon, dust covered, and quite evidently unused for a long time.
THE BLUE LIGHTSARNOLD FREDERICKS
The tumbledown of hills and dales is very pretty here, and the deep red of the earth, and the whitewashed and thatched cottages.
JULIANA HORATIA EWING AND HER BOOKSHORATIA K. F. EDEN
So did the old house and big barn and all the tumbledown buildin's stuck there in the beach-grass and sand.
THE DEPOT MASTERJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
The man Prance produced a lantern, and lighted them up the steps and into the tumbledown passage.
THE PATH OF THE KINGJOHN BUCHAN
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