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  • He finally conquered it in his fifties, and promptly withdrew from "normal" life and became a mountain man, living in a dilapitaed caravan he pulled behind an even more dilapitated pickup truck. existing on his meager pension, and roaming the hills of our beautiful N. Idaho, scavenging a living from picking berries, gathering firewood, or "crawdads" from the river.

    la frangine - French Word-A-Day

  • The house has come a long way from the grimy, dilapitated home of a car repairman to the cozy holiday villa with a pool it is right now.

    Taulignan

  • They followed him as he made his way to the poor part of town and entered a small dilapitated inn called Sarah's Beds.

    D&D last night

  • The train didn't quite stop in the station we had expected, and we tried to a get a room in a small dilapitated inn there.

    Dream

  • He finally conquered it in his fifties, and promptly withdrew from "normal" life and became a mountain man, living in a dilapitaed caravan he pulled behind an even more dilapitated pickup truck. existing on his meager pension, and roaming the hills of our beautiful N.

    la frangine - French Word-A-Day

  • The Buffalo River shores are packed with these dilapitated grain elevators.

    Grain Elevators

  • I see the council comic has listed the parks cuts at £500,000, still if they get to dilapitated they could always build more houses.

    Picking figures from the air

  • And now ... i really know how dilapitated a place untouched can become ...

    yanxious Diary Entry

  • The Broke-down Palace was the name that some bums gave to a dilapitated warehouse, where they all resided.

    The Annotated "Broke-down Palace"

  • William Henry Jackson, accompanied by his grandson Billy, a spritely lad, scarcely more than a boy, wandered into the village and took possession of one of the dilapitated antebellum huts, formerly the homes of slaves, many of which still adorned the outskirts of the little hamlet.

    Hagar's Daughter: A Story of Southern Caste Prejudice

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