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derelict

adjective

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derelict

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of derelict (Entry 2 of 2)

an idle worthless person
  • a section of the city that seemed to be frequented mostly by derelicts

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“Derelict.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/derelict. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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