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dilapidated
used in The Age of Innocence

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in bad condition — especially from age and neglect
  • Small dress-makers, bird-stuffers and "people who wrote" were her nearest neighbours; and further down the dishevelled street Archer recognised a dilapidated wooden house, at the end of a paved path, in which a writer and journalist called Winsett, whom he used to come across now and then, had mentioned that he lived.
    Chapter 9 (2% in)

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