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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or destroyed

Usage examples (38)
  • Noun : We visited the ruins of ancient Greece. ,The building fell to ruin. ,Alcohol was his ruin. ,the ruin of Oedipus
  • No point in ruining it with more taxes on their saving.
  • What's the point in ruining a lovely wild animal by blowing it to smitherenes?
  • "Not if you call ruining a woman's name not 'hurting' her," she answered bitterly. for more
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