ruins

n.

1) ancient; charred, smoking ruins

2) a heap, pile of ruins

3) (misc.) to sift through the ruins; to lie in ruins

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charred
pile of ruins
smokingruins
to lie in ruins
(misc.) to sift through the ruins
aheap
ancient

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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