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lost cause

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  1. lost causenoun

    a defeated cause or a cause for which defeat is inevitable

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  1. Ray Lucas:

    The house didn't burn all the way down, but it's a lost cause. Everyone's possessions were gone from smoke damage or flames.

  2. Levar Stoney:

    Jefferson Davis was a racist traitor who fled our city as Jefferson Davis troops carried out orders to burn it to the ground, jefferson Davis never deserved to be up on that pedestal. July 1, we will begin the process the state requires to remove these monuments to the Old Richmond of a Lost Cause.

  3. Robert E. Lee:

    That whole mentality of the Lost Cause started to seep into my life, it then became a point of retrospection and trying to figure out what is the point of all this ? Why are we celebrating this man who enslaved people and fought for the continued enslavement of Black people on this continent ?

  4. Peter Cerda:

    Right now, recovering this money is a lost cause, we hope that in the future, when there's a change of administration, it allows us to have a dialogue about recovering that money.

  5. Jeff Corwin:

    When you take something that is nearly gone and you bring it to that point of recovery, it's evidence that there's an opportunity to do that and to do that with other species versus kind of brushing the hands and saying, ‘Well, let’s wipe away that lost cause,' what we see is inspiration and motivation to apply that method of recovery to other species.


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