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[burnt-out] /ˈbɜrntˈaʊt/
adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Anyone who came would find two unconscious guards, a burnt-out hole in the wall, and the door unlocked.

    Gold in the Sky Alan Edward Nourse
  • He was not white, as the dead are said to be: no, he was as black as a coal—a burnt-out coal.

    The Sand-Hills of Jutland Hans Christian Andersen
  • Across the parade-ground his face appeared to Beatrice in the last flicker of a burnt-out knot.

    The Shadow of Victory Myrtle Reed
  • He dropped his burnt-out cigarette into the ash-tray at his side.

    The Nest Builder Beatrice Forbes-Robertson Hale
  • Dont fling your mothers money into the bottomless pit of this unendowed, burnt-out, unpopular enterprise!

    A Singular Life Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

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