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  • They saw a weed-grown, floorless room, unplastered, an ancient fireplace, vacant windows, a ruinous staircase; and here, there, and everywhere hung ragged and abandoned cobwebs.

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  • It was a ruinous war.
  • He gave notes, took up ruinous obligations, dealt with usurers and all the race of lenders.
    Guy de Maupassant  --  The Diamond Necklace

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