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Sample sentences for the GRE study word dilapidated

dilapidated can be used as a adj

1.They reached at length a small dilapidated square. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
2.'And perhaps the thing that struck me most was its dilapidated look. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
3.He was dilapidated but still in flower. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
4.A fire was made up in the dilapidated brick stove. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
5.There was a window on each side of the dilapidated entrance and one story above but no light was visible. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
6.The Laurels was a dilapidated house, standing back from the road with a few grimy bushes to support the fiction of a front garden. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
7."At Purfleet, on a byroad, I came across just such a place as seemed to be required, and where was displayed a dilapidated notice that the place was for sale. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
8.But the pipe was dilapidated and past service, and hardly hung to its fastenings. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
9.Belated, and not innocently, one bitter winter's midnight, on the road running between two country towns, the blacksmith half-stupidly felt the deadly numbness stealing over him, and sought refuge in a leaning, dilapidated barn. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville

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