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[burnt-out] /ˈbɜrntˈaʊt/
adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The binary star system consists of two white dwarfs-the burnt-out cores of sunlike stars.
  • Your challenge is to turn your burnt-out industrial hometown into a thriving, sustainable community.
  • Replacing burnt-out incandescent bulbs with energy efficient ones is an easy way to reduce your energy bills.
  • The movie might be described as a turbulent elegy for the burnt-out hopes of a generation.
  • We're all screwed, human civilization is doomed, and our planet will be reduced to a burnt-out cinder.
  • Nothing remains of the old tyranny except burnt-out barracks and ruined mansions.
  • In the other, two brick chimneys rise now above burnt-out ruins.
  • The discovery of a burnt-out van reignites the investigation.
  • Hundreds of thousands of dollars were looted from a burnt-out bank.
  • burnt-out cases proliferate, as drug-traffic cops wage a no-win war.

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