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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of foredoom.

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Examples

  • And when you consider that a lot of them, through ill looks and ill luck, are foredoomed old maids and are foredoomed to teach all their lives, you can see how they cut down the period of teaching of the marriageable ones.

    CHAPTER II

  • Watch for his replacement by a complaisant government puppet, and a speedy and unsatisfactory end to the MPCC's foredoomed investigation.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • But he was foredoomed, and he went down with the she-wolf tearing savagely at his throat, and with other teeth fixed everywhere upon him, devouring him alive, before ever his last struggles ceased or his last damage had been wrought.

    The Battle of the Fangs

  • That fall, he campaigned harder than was necessary against his foredoomed Republican opponent, in what was widely seen as a sign of his thoroughness.

    Chicago, get ready for Rahm Emanuel's charm offensive

  • The question is whether luck can save either of them from a fate that seems foredoomed.

    'Gnomeo': A Bard's Garden of Delights

  • So is any national Jewish population survey foredoomed?

    American Jewry's Data Problem

  • He was unaware of her gaze, and she watched him intently, speculating fancifully about the strange warp of soul that led him, a young man with signal powers, to fritter away his time on the writing of stories and poems foredoomed to mediocrity and failure.

    Chapter 20

  • We like hype, and we also, paradoxically, like to think “our” particular battle is Quixotic and foredoomed, because the corporations are “so powerful”.

    Does Obama hate open source?

  • But Kama knew the other was the better man, and thus, at the start, he was himself foredoomed to defeat.

    Chapter IV

  • The atmosphere of foredoomed defeat in his own corner had no effect on him.

    The Mexican

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