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Decrepit 1100 Words You Need Week 39 Day 1

Decrepit 1100 Words You Need Week 39 Day 1

Decrepit 1100 Words You Need Week 39 Day 1

/dɪˈkrep.ɪt/ (adj)

in a very bad condition because of being old age or neglect, elderly and infirm, worn out, weak, frail, incapacitated, feeble, crippled, tottering, doddering, senile, dilapidated, decaying

Angola’s decrepit buildings raise safety concerns

LUANDA (Reuters Life!) – A famous Angolan novelist once wrote about a curse that was causing buildings in the capital to fall down one by one, baffling its politicians and engineers.

Children play on the streets of Angola’s capital Luanda in this file photo from July 2, 2006. The story by Pepetela was fiction, of course, but some fear it may well turn out to be true if authorities fail to restore or remove scores of buildings across Luanda that remain unfinished or in a poor state of repair.

Source: https://fr.reuters.com/

Antonyms: vigorous, pristine

Noun: decrepitude

Adverb: decrepitly


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