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derelicts

noun
plural of derelict

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

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“Derelicts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/derelicts. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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