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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishill-starredˌill-ˈstarred adjective literary  UNLUCKYunlucky and likely to cause or experience a lot of problems or unhappiness an ill-starred love affair
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ill-starredHawkins had an ill-starred career in football, with one injury after another.As far as I know, none of my ill-starred relations has ever died by the gun.The first part deals with the ill-starred romance between Natasha and Andrei, and the second plunges into the conflict.After Ryan the agony continued, but from a totally different perspective, during the ill-starred Ron Waldron years.Then he responded brilliantly late on to parry a point-blank shot from the ill-starred Simpson.
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