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ruinous
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The Two Towers
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  • ’These are the strangest trees that ever I saw,’ he said; ’and I have seen many an oak grow from acorn to ruinous age.
  • And all about, stone, cracked and splintered into countless jagged shards, was scattered far and wide, or piled in ruinous heaps.
  • We had not yet given thought to the fate of the palantari of Gondor in its ruinous wars.
  • The growing light revealed to them a land already, less barren and ruinous.

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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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