He led a reckless and abandoned life and died young.
she consciously avoided walking past the abandoned house, with its broken windows and sagging porch
Recent Examples on the WebThe move marked the end of a tumultuous saga that began when the refuge was established in 1977 by the late animal welfare advocate Martine Colette to house abused, abandoned and sick animals.Los Angeles Times, 26 Nov. 2022 Many in the district feel abandoned or just want him out.Los Angeles Times, 20 Nov. 2022 The new Scrap Tire Cleanup Grant is for property owners to clean up old or abandoned scrap tire piles.
Chandra Fleming, Detroit Free Press, 30 Sep. 2022 At his abandoned campsites, officials found corn, manioc, papaya and bananas, according to Survival International, a human rights group.
Brigit Katz, Smithsonian Magazine, 31 Aug. 2022 Across the country, waste from abandoned and bankrupt coal and metal mines has contaminated more than 12,000 miles of waterways.
Austyn Gaffney, Washington Post, 19 May 2022 One year later, a group of college kids, who enter a reality TV show, stay the night at Michael’s abandoned house – Michael pays them a visit later that night.
Katarina Avendano, Good Housekeeping, 17 May 2022 Instead, taxpayers are left paying to clean up abandoned wells and all of the contamination left behind.
Wes Siler, Outside Online, 29 Jan. 2021 Ukrainian volunteer troops took over abandoned houses and dug trenches in backyards.Washington Post, 1 Apr. 2022 See More
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