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decrepit
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
worn and broken down by hard use
  • His wife seemed better; his daughter Miriam found an excellent piano teacher; the boy Robert entered college that autumn; they had a spacious though decrepit house; the relief from the droning and the annually repeated, inevitable routine of the classroom was exhilarating; and Gottlieb had never in his life worked so well.
    Chapter 13 (33% in)

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