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ruinous
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catastrophic or extremely harmful; or badly damaged or decayed (like ancient ruins)
  • George William, who was sometimes known as "Old Jeo Win" and sometimes as "The King of the Ice House" (that enticing and ruinous bar), had been born behind a Little Bethel in Lancashire.
    Chapter 31 (32% in)

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