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The house has fallen into decrepitude.
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But the decrepitude of this still beautiful structure stirred something within us—a reminder of a golden age, a symbol of a lost paradise?
Villeneuve’s most important collaborators are the cinematographer Roger Deakins and the production designer Dennis Gassner, who between them conjure a future world breathtaking in its decrepitude, a gorgeous ruin.
Alt-right talking heads have rallied around the remarks, using any episode of violence in Sweden as evidence that the president presciently exposed the nation’s spiraling moral decrepitude.
What comes next is easy, too, assuming my brain and the rest of me slide toward decrepitude at a normal rate.
Although long considered ancient, in recent years their decrepitude has come under debate, with evidence suggesting a more youthful formation.
The return to office of the preferred politicians of this group would signal the decisive nose-dive into moral and intellectual decrepitude of the entire American project.
From that point on, Fuller didn’t have more than 60 receiving yards in any game, as the Houston passing attack fell into a state of utter decrepitude.
The Eagles went 15-37-4 during this period, part of 11 consecutive sub-.500 seasons, more than a decade’s worth of decrepitude.
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