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 for tumble-down
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tumble-down \Tum"ble-down`\, a.
     Ready to fall; dilapidated; ruinous; as, a tumble-down house.
     [Colloq.]
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  tumble-down
      adj 1: in deplorable condition; "a street of bedraggled
             tenements"; "a broken-down fence"; "a ramshackle old
             pier"; "a tumble-down shack" [syn: bedraggled, broken-
             down, derelict, dilapidated, ramshackle,
             tatterdemalion, tumble-down]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  56 Moby Thesaurus words for "tumbledown":
     battered, beat-up, beaten up, broken-down, collapsing, crumbling,
     deciduous, declining, declivitous, decrepit, decurrent, derelict,
     descendant, descending, dilapidated, disintegrating, doddering,
     down, down-reaching, downcoming, downfalling, downgoing, downhill,
     downsinking, downward, drooping, dropping, falling, groggy,
     in ruins, on the descendant, on the downgrade, plummeting,
     plunging, ramshackle, ricketish, rickety, rocky, ruined, ruinous,
     run-down, sagging, setting, shaky, sinking, slummy, spidery,
     spindly, submerging, subsiding, teetering, teetery, tottering,
     tottery, unsteady, wobbly
  
  

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