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Since the summer of 1916, when the men were remanded here, this house, with its woeful food, furniture, space, and sanitation, had been their only home.How Two WWI POWs Conned Their Way Out With a Ouija Board|Margalit Fox|May 31, 2021|The Daily Beast
H said half of the growth in revenue increases would go to the city’s woeful streets, storm drains, sidewalks and other related physical needs.
Its strength of schedule ranks 78th out of 127 schools, and its only Power Five win was against the woeful Kansas Jayhawks.How Coastal Carolina Invaded The Top 15 (And Our Hearts)|Josh Planos|December 8, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
And its woeful end is a reminder that the U.S. has few good options in its attempts to bring American prisoners home.
It operated a fleet of very old airplanes and had such a woeful safety record that FAA inspectors wanted to ground it.
In much of the DRC, roads are in a woeful state of disrepair, and in Goma, the conditions are especially dire.
The Romanov tsars imposed rigid serfdom just as that woeful institution was fading almost everywhere else.Russian History Is on Our Side: Putin Will Surely Screw Himself|P. J. O’Rourke|May 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I sat in a suite at the Savoy hotel, in privilege, resenting the woeful ratbag I once was who, for all his problems, had drugs.
Down the long corridors the wind mysteriously whispered, rising in inarticulate moanings and woeful sighs, as of souls in pain.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
You didnt know that I was born under a lucky star despite all my woeful past.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
He put on a woeful face, pushed open the door, and went up to the counter, where the landlord still was.Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete|Guy de Maupassant
And yet the latter days of this great-souled man were a woeful tragedy.
The sorrow of his life was his most woeful, disastrous marriage.