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derelict
used in The War of the Worlds

3 uses
  • It was a city condemned and derelict....
    2.8 — Book 2 Chapter 8 — Dead London (15% in)
  • The barrow of ginger beer stood, a queer derelict, black against the burning sky, and in the sand pits was a row of deserted vehicles with their horses feeding out of nosebags or pawing the ground.
    1.4 — Book 1 Chapter 4 — The Cylinder Opens (98% in)
  • Directly below him the balloonist would have seen the network of streets far and wide, houses, churches, squares, crescents, gardens—already derelict—spread out like a huge map, and in the southward blotted.
    1.17 — Book 1 Chapter 17 — The "Thunder Child" (8% in)

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