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dilapidated
used in Atlas Shrugged

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in bad condition — especially from age and neglect
  • In the dilapidated office of Winston Station, he confronted a sleepy man with slack, worn features, and a frightened young boy who sat at the operator's desk.
    2.7 Part 2 Chapter 7 — The Moratorium on Brains (64% in)
  • She saw an empty stretch of space across the street, an abandoned park encircled by a jagged line that began as distant skyscrapers and came down to factory chimneys; she saw a few lights in the windows of dilapidated houses, a few small, grimy shops closed for the night, and the fog of the East River two blocks away.
    1.7 Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Exploiters and the Exploited (25% in)

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