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decrepit
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
worn and broken down by hard use
  • Inside the sealed house, there was no tree; there were no Christmas decorations, not even candles in the windows, not even a decrepit Santa leaning against a table lamp.
    p. 186.9
  • We were used to the Saturday matinees at the decrepit Gravesend movie house, inexplicably called The Idaho—after the faraway western state or the potato of that name, we never knew.
    p. 263.6

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