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Word: decrepit

Definition: weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man


Sentences Containing 'decrepit'

In a very short time a decrepit figure had emerged from the opium den, and I was walking down the street with Sherlock Holmes.

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