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Origin of derelict
OTHER WORDS FROM derelictder·e·lict·ly, adverbder·e·lict·ness, nounnon·der·e·lict, adjective, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for derelict
She encounters a derelict starship, hostile androids, and — of course — an Alien.The Best Single-Player Video Games to Play Right Now|Matthew Gault|March 9, 2020|Time
We stood on the rooftop of a derelict farmhouse meters away from a Turkish tank and a razor wire fence marking the end of Turkey.Impotent U.S. Airstrikes, Passive Turks and an ISIS Triumph|Jamie Dettmer|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Today, all that remains of these Jewish holiday centers is a constellation of derelict buildings.The Best of the Beast, Aug 25-31: High Schools, Houdini and Hip-Hop Jihadists|The Daily Beast|August 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He remembers, for example, living in Brooklyn Heights and trying to get booze from the “derelict liquor story nearby.”Andrew Rannells Is Back On ‘Girls.’ You’ll Want to Give Him a Hug.|Kevin Fallon|February 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Daily Pic: In 1904 in Manhattan, the great Guastavino Co. gave palatial roofing to a subway station that's now derelict.
There were housing projects, and some truly derelict hotels where the very-down-on-their-luck lived.
A fair ship on a fair sea soon parts company with a derelict—unless it tows it.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
Yet he had gone twice in the fortnight at her call to help her through stormy nights with the derelict.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
Erdil is a tiny derelict Christian village situated in the Oramar valley a little above its confluence with the Zab.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
A dead ship, a derelict, come to them by merest chance from some unthinkably remote star.Derelict|Alan Edward Nourse
Eyes turned curiously on the shambling derelict, but the only expression on Newt's face was one of surly defiance to the world.The Code of the Mountains|Charles Neville Buck