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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Tear apart its own body.

Usage examples (7)
  • And now that we've poured fuel on the civil war in Iraq, they will soon self-destroy as well.
  • At least if I grow tired of it after 2-3 weeks, it will automatically self-destroy with its handy RROD function!
  • In the body of LUCA, these atoms are driven in a perfect and efficient transport system, if not, the whole system self-destroy and LUCA dies.
  • They found distinct differences in the way apoptosis - or programmed cell death - operates, suggesting that humans do not "self-destroy" cells as effectively as... for more
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