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  • n  people who are destined to die soon
    the agony of the doomed was in his voice
  • v  decree or designate beforehand
  • v  pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law
  • v  make certain of the failure or destruction of
  • s  marked for certain death
    the black spot told the old sailor he was doomed
  • s  in danger of the eternal punishment of Hell
  • s  marked by or promising bad fortune
    their business venture was doomed from the start
  • s  (usually followed by `to') determined by tragic fate
    doomed to unhappiness

  • But that logic would justify Nazi experiments on doomed Jews in the concentration camps.
  • She's also a riveting actress; just watch her ignite the stage as the doomed Violetta in La Traviata.
  • In between, we got Desmond's mind-blowing premonitions, invisible mystic island honcho, Jacob, and the moving death of doomed romantic junkie Charlie.
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  • David Petraeus in
    The mission is doable......The prospects for success are good. Failing that, Iraq will be doomed to continuing violence and civil strife and surely that is a prospect all must strive to avoid,General David Petraeus said.
  • John McCain in Guardian Unlimited
    I do believe that if you really believe that this is doomed to failure and is going to cost American lives, then you should do what's necessary to prevent it from happening rather than a vote of 'disapproval,' McCain said.
  • Bob Crow in Enfield & Haringey Independent
    RMT General Secretary Bob Crow said: "We have given TfL, and their newly-acquired subsidiary Tube Lines, plenty of opportunity to give us assurances that staff won't take the hit for the failure of the doomed privatisation project. They have failed...

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