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tatterdemalion

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1 showing signs of advanced wear and tear and neglect
  • one of those tatterdemalion towns of the rust belt where the factories closed down decades ago

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2 wearing torn or worn-out clothes
  • an ill-equipped, tatterdemalion army

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

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