Ruin is defined as to break or destroy something.
To pull down, tear down, or smash to pieces (a building, etc.)
To destroy or damage badly
To be automatically destroyed
To make weak, feeble, or emaciated; wear away the strength, vigor, or life of
To defecate or, esp., to urinate
To reduce the value or quality of; impair or spoil:
To put an end to; bring to ruin, disgrace, or downfall
To mar or impair the enjoyment, quality, or functioning of
To kill violently.
To run or move with short hurried movements; scurry.
To withdraw (an entry) from a contest.
To damage, destroy, or hinder (something) by sabotage.
To cause to act with haste:
To conquer; defeat; ruin
To run beyond or past; overshoot:
Obliterate is defined as to utterly and completely destroy or eliminate, or to have a great victory or great success over someone or something.
To nullify is to invalidate something or cancel the effectiveness of something.
To cause an acidic solution to become neutral by adding a base to it or to cause a basic solution to become neutral by adding an acid to it. Salt and water are usually formed in the process.
To damage or mar (an object):
To adjust or adapt to a certain level.
To reach the end of a task, course, or relationship:
To destroy totally; kill off:
To put an end to; destroy or cause to die out
Expunge is defined as to erase or get rid of.
To erode is defined as to gradually wear away, or to be gradually worn away.
(Slang) To kill
To end by or as by breaking up; terminate
To put an end to in a gradual systematic way:
To destroy, consume, or waste:
To lay waste; destroy.
To dishearten or dispirit:
To mar or spoil the appearance or surface of; disfigure.
To remove or destroy that part regarded as essential to the operation of
To suffer or be susceptible to damage.
To become known or noticed:
Any of numerous plant diseases that cause leaves, stems, fruits, and tissues to wither and die. Rust, mildew, and smut are blights.
To judicially declare something to be void either from the date of decree or ab initio.
To abrogate, annul, cancel, eliminate, put an end to, recall, repeal, or revoke, especially things of a seemingly permanent nature, such as customs, institutions, and usages.
To kill in a violent or brutal manner.
To kill brutally or inhumanly:
To cause to weaken, be damaged, or diminish, as in quality:
To press, grind, or pound into small particles or into powder
(Slang) To beat, thrash, or defeat soundly
To break up, drive away, or cause to disappear:
To dry out or wither with intense heat:
To spend much time and energy on indulgence in pleasure, esp. drinking, gambling, etc., to the point of harming oneself
(Music) To press down (a string on a stringed instrument) on the fingerboard to produce a desired pitch.
To have its end (in something)
(Obs.) To call back, as from exile
To emit a loud, intense sound; blare:
To act directly against; check, neutralize, or undo the effect of with opposing action
To inflict damage, especially disfiguring damage, on.
To beat down with the feet so as to crush, bruise, or destroy; tramp on.
Subvert is defined as to overthrow, destroy or undermine.
To deprive of something of value by or as by force; rob; plunder
To attack, damage, or destroy with a bomb or bombs
(Mech.) To shorten and thicken (a red-hot iron) by beating on the end
To take by force or seize is the literal meaning of the word. It is generally synonymous with rape. Traditionally, an indictment for rape demanded inclusion of the word ravished, which implied use of force and or violence by the man and resistance by the female.
(Intransitive, UK) to walk or step through a substance such as mud
To suppress, as in quashing an uprising or revolt.
To kill brutally.
(Sports) To throw a ball or other object over and beyond (an intended target):
To rob of goods by force, especially in time of war; plunder.
To search thoroughly; examine every part of in searching
To rob of goods by force, especially in time of war; pillage:
(Slang) To undergo a period of unpleasant feeling or depression as an aftereffect of drug-taking.
To present with an excessive amount:
To destroy or kill:
(Slang) To kill; murder
To relegate to a specific destination or send on specific business.
To be ground or reduced to powder or dust.
To appear to move downward, as the sun or moon in setting.
To create (an argument or a sentence, for example) by systematically arranging ideas or terms.
(Dated) To use or employ to good purpose; to turn to profitable account.
To create is to make something.
To establish a basis for; found or ground:
To restore or renew:
To bring back into being, use, etc.; reestablish
} To save or gain, as by frugality; to reserve, as from some occupation, use, or duty.
To maintain throughout; to keep intact.
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
Total means to add things up.
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