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The fact or state of being destroyed
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  1. The fact or state of being destroyed
  2. The cause or means of destroying:
  3. The condition of having been destroyed:
Explosives, especially when designed or used as weapons.
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  1. Explosives, especially when designed or used as weapons.
  2. A demolishing or being demolished; often specif., destruction by explosives
  3. The act or process of wrecking or destroying, especially destruction by explosives.
The act of ruining or the condition of being ruined.
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  1. The act of ruining or the condition of being ruined.
  2. Anything that ruins or causes ruin
  3. The cause of being ruined, destroyed or lost.
Intentional destruction of machines, waste of materials, etc., as by employees during labor disputes
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  1. Intentional destruction of machines, waste of materials, etc., as by employees during labor disputes
  2. The deliberate obstruction of or damage to any cause, movement, activity, effort, etc.
  3. Destruction of railroads, bridges, machinery, etc., as by enemy agents or by an underground resistance
A drink made of mint, sugar, soda water, and alcoholic liquor, usually brandy.
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  1. A drink made of mint, sugar, soda water, and alcoholic liquor, usually brandy.
  2. Complete ruin or defeat; total failure, esp. in business
  3. A violent breaking of something or the noise made by such breaking:
The act or process of failing to function or continue.
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  1. The act or process of failing to function or continue.
  2. (Electricity) The abrupt failure of an insulator or insulating medium to restrict the flow of current.
  3. A failure to work or function properly
A woman's breasts.
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  1. A woman's breasts.
  2. (Informal) A spree:
  3. A piece of sculpture representing the head, shoulders, and upper chest of a human body
(Obs.) Old cable or rope used for making oakum, mats, etc.
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  1. (Obs.) Old cable or rope used for making oakum, mats, etc.
  2. (Informal) Articles that are worn-out or fit to be discarded:
  3. Old metal, glass, paper, rags, etc., parts of which may be salvageable for reuse
Plural form of ruin
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The hard framework of an animal body, supporting the tissues and protecting the organs; specif., all the bones collectively, or the bony framework, of a human being or other vertebrate animal
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  1. The hard framework of an animal body, supporting the tissues and protecting the organs; specif., all the bones collectively, or the bony framework, of a human being or other vertebrate animal
  2. One that is very thin or emaciated.
  3. The internal structure that protects and supports the soft organs, tissues, and other parts of a vertebrate organism, and is composed of bone and cartilage or, in certain animals, cartilage alone.
One, such as a person or object, that is bulky, clumsy, or unwieldy.
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  1. One, such as a person or object, that is bulky, clumsy, or unwieldy.
  2. A wrecked or abandoned shell of a usually large object, such as a building or vehicle.
  3. A non-functional, but floating ship, usually stripped of rigging and equipment, and often put to other uses such as storage or accommodation.
The short stumps of grain, corn, etc., collectively, left standing after harvesting
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  1. The short stumps of grain, corn, etc., collectively, left standing after harvesting
  2. The short, stiff stalks of grain or hay remaining on a field after harvesting.
  3. Something resembling this material, especially the short growth of hair that eventually protrudes from the skin after shaving.
The act of falling down or inward, as from loss of supports.
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  1. The act of falling down or inward, as from loss of supports.
  2. The act of collapsing; a falling in or together; failure or breakdown, as in business or health
  3. An abrupt loss of perceived value or of effect:
(Informal) The act of two fists meeting together in the manner equivalent to a high-five.
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  1. (Informal) The act of two fists meeting together in the manner equivalent to a high-five.
  2. Plural form of bone
  3. A percussive folk musical instrument played as a pair in one hand, often made from bovine ribs.
A rickety, worn-out vehicle.
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  1. A rickety, worn-out vehicle.
  2. Anything worn out, rickety, or rattling; esp., a dilapidated old automobile
  3. A mechanical device, particularly an automobile, that is worn out, run down, or mechanically unreliable as indicated by noises it makes in operation.
Something that has survived the passage of time, especially an object or custom whose original culture has disappeared:
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  1. Something that has survived the passage of time, especially an object or custom whose original culture has disappeared:
  2. Remaining fragments; surviving parts; ruins
  3. An object of religious veneration, especially a piece of the body or a personal item of a saint.
A flat supporting framework, such as a piece of canvas stretched between parallel shafts, for carrying a disabled or dead person; a stretcher.
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  1. A flat supporting framework, such as a piece of canvas stretched between parallel shafts, for carrying a disabled or dead person; a stretcher.
  2. The young borne at one time by a dog, cat, or other animal which normally bears several young at a delivery
  3. An absorbent granular or pelletized material used to cover the bottom of a receptacle (litter box) into which a domestic pet, esp. a cat, is trained to urinate and defecate
Plural form of piece
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Plural form of shred
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The undigested residue of food eliminated from the body; excrement.
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  1. The undigested residue of food eliminated from the body; excrement.
  2. The act or an instance of wasting or the condition of being wasted:
  3. An unusable or unwanted substance or material, such as a waste product.
A wrecking or being wrecked
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  1. A wrecking or being wrecked
  2. The debris or remains of something wrecked:
The scattered remains of something broken or destroyed; rubble or wreckage.
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  1. The scattered remains of something broken or destroyed; rubble or wreckage.
  2. Rough, broken bits and pieces of stone, wood, glass, etc., as after destruction; rubble
  3. Bits and pieces of rubbish; litter
The act or process of sinking.
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  1. The act or process of sinking.
A rush of debris-filled waters
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  1. A rush of debris-filled waters
  2. A total, often ludicrous, collapse or failure
  3. A violent flood.
Starched reinforced fabric used to strengthen a book binding or the spine of a bound book.
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  1. Starched reinforced fabric used to strengthen a book binding or the spine of a bound book.
  2. A sudden failure of a program or operating system, usually without serious consequences.
  3. (Computers) A sudden failure of a hard drive caused by damaging contact between the head and the storage surface, often resulting in the loss of data on the drive.
(Physics) A brief dynamic event consisting of the close approach of two or more particles, such as atoms, resulting in an abrupt change of momentum or exchange of energy.
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  1. (Physics) A brief dynamic event consisting of the close approach of two or more particles, such as atoms, resulting in an abrupt change of momentum or exchange of energy.
  2. The act of colliding, or coming together with sudden, violent force
  3. A clash or conflict of opinions, interests, etc.
Alternative spelling of pile-up.
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  1. Alternative spelling of pile-up.
  2. An accumulation as of burdensome tasks
  3. (Informal) A serious collision usually involving several motor vehicles.
A collision involving motor vehicles that results in minor damage.
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  1. A collision involving motor vehicles that results in minor damage.
  2. (Informal) An automobile accident in which the automobile sustains little damage
A person having an incurable disease or disorder
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  1. A person having an incurable disease or disorder
A weak, sickly person; esp., one who is chronically ill or disabled
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  1. A weak, sickly person; esp., one who is chronically ill or disabled
A person suffering from pulmonary tuberculosis.
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  1. A person suffering from pulmonary tuberculosis.
A damaged or defective object or device:
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  1. A damaged or defective object or device:
  2. A person or animal that is lame or otherwise disabled in a way that prevents normal motion of the limbs or body
  3. A nonhuman animal that is partially disabled or unable to use one or more limbs:
A group of people, usually soldiers or sailors, who regularly eat meals together.
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  1. A group of people, usually soldiers or sailors, who regularly eat meals together.
  2. One that is in such a condition:
  3. A disorderly or confused collection or mass of things; jumble; hodgepodge
One that is ruined or doomed.
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  1. One that is ruined or doomed.
  2. A person or thing that is beyond help or seems certain to die soon, be ruined, etc.
The washing away of soil, earth, rocks, etc. by a sudden, strong flow of water
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  1. The washing away of soil, earth, rocks, etc. by a sudden, strong flow of water
  2. A hole or gap made by such washing away, as in a railroad bed
  3. An event or action that fails, is canceled, or ends prematurely, often because of rainy weather.
One who scrubs.
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  1. One who scrubs.
  2. Any animal or thing smaller than the usual, or inferior in quality, breed, etc.
  3. A worn-out brush.
A feeling or cause of gloom or unhappiness:
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  1. A feeling or cause of gloom or unhappiness:
  2. A nearby or adjoining region; vicinity:
  3. Shelter; protection:
(Idiomatic, of a person or animal) Emaciated; very thin, as from lack of nutrition.
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  1. (Idiomatic, of a person or animal) Emaciated; very thin, as from lack of nutrition.
To be damaged or injured in such a way as to become useless, valueless, etc.; specif., to decay, as food
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  1. To be damaged or injured in such a way as to become useless, valueless, etc.; specif., to decay, as food
  2. To become unfit for use or consumption, as from decay. Used especially of perishables, such as food.
  3. To impair or destroy the value or quality of; ruin:
To deflower or seduce (a woman) and, often, specif., thereby render her unmarriageable, disgraced, etc.
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  1. To deflower or seduce (a woman) and, often, specif., thereby render her unmarriageable, disgraced, etc.
  2. To bring or reduce to ruin
  3. (Archaic) To go or come to ruin
To break apart the structure of, render physically unusable, or cause to cease to exist as a distinguishable physical entity:
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  1. To break apart the structure of, render physically unusable, or cause to cease to exist as a distinguishable physical entity:
  2. To put to death; kill:
  3. To break up or spoil completely; ruin
To mar or spoil the appearance or shape of; deform.
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  1. To mar or spoil the appearance or shape of; deform.
  2. To hurt the appearance or attractiveness of; deform; deface; mar
  3. Change the appearance of something/someone to the negative.
To mutilate or disfigure by battering, hacking, cutting, or tearing:
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  1. To mutilate or disfigure by battering, hacking, cutting, or tearing:
  2. To ruin or spoil through ineptitude or ignorance:
  3. To mutilate or disfigure by repeatedly and roughly cutting, tearing, hacking, or crushing; lacerate and bruise badly
To break (something) into pieces suddenly, noisily, and violently; shatter.
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  1. To break (something) into pieces suddenly, noisily, and violently; shatter.
  2. To break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow or collision:
  3. To break or shatter into pieces with noise or violence
(Archaic) To scrape or graze; wound slightly
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  1. (Archaic) To scrape or graze; wound slightly
  2. To tear down completely; level to the ground; demolish
  3. To demolish; to level to the ground.
To fail to conform to; violate:
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  1. To fail to conform to; violate:
  2. To exchange for smaller monetary units:
  3. To cause to give up a habit:
(Chem., Physics) To break (a molecule) into atoms or into smaller molecules
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  1. (Chem., Physics) To break (a molecule) into atoms or into smaller molecules
  2. To break or tear apart; burst; rend
  3. To separate or break up through failure to agree, etc.
(Medicine) To become shorter, softer, and thinner during labor. Used of the cervix.
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  1. (Medicine) To become shorter, softer, and thinner during labor. Used of the cervix.
  2. To rub out, as from a surface; erase; wipe out; obliterate
  3. (Medicine) To cause to become shorter, softer, and thinner during labor:
To subject (a smaller or weaker person) to frequent beatings
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  1. To subject (a smaller or weaker person) to frequent beatings
  2. To injure or damage by pounding, by hard wear or use, etc.
  3. To break to bits by pounding
To destroy decisively; wreck:
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  1. To destroy decisively; wreck:
  2. To attack, strike, or sink with a torpedo.
  3. To attack, damage, or destroy with or as with a torpedo
To make worse, less, weaker, etc.; reduce an ability or function
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  1. To make worse, less, weaker, etc.; reduce an ability or function
  2. To cause to weaken, be damaged, or diminish, as in quality:
  3. Of property or a contractual right, to interfere in such a way as to diminish its value. Of property or a contractual right, to interfere in such a way as to diminish its value.
To offend (one's feelings, pride, etc.); wound
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  1. To offend (one's feelings, pride, etc.); wound
  2. To cause physical harm to; hurt:
  3. To cause physical harm to; hurt:
To stave from the outside, to crush inward, to cause to collapse inward.
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  1. To stave from the outside, to crush inward, to cause to collapse inward.
To injure someone by hitting violently.
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  1. To injure someone by hitting violently.
  2. To break or dent badly by hitting violently.
To botch, bungle; to perform poorly on.
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  1. To botch, bungle; to perform poorly on.
  2. To cause (another person) to make unwanted mistakes in a given task, usually through distraction or obnoxious behavior.
  3. (Intransitive) To make a mistake; to do something incorrectly; to perform poorly.
(Intransitive, nautical) To overturn.
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  1. (Intransitive, nautical) To overturn.
  2. To overturn or upset
  3. To overturn or cause to overturn:
To cause to descend beneath the surface or to the bottom of a liquid:
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  1. To cause to descend beneath the surface or to the bottom of a liquid:
  2. To subside or settle gradually:
  3. A part of the physical environment, or more generally any physical system, that absorbs some form of matter or energy. For example, a forest acts as a sink for carbon dioxide because it absorbs more of the gas in photosynthesis than it releases in respiration. Coral reefs are a long-lasting sink for carbon, which they sequester in their skeletons in the form of calcium carbonate.
To become stuck as in soft ground; bog down
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  1. To become stuck as in soft ground; bog down
  2. To cave in; sink:
  3. To cause to founder
(Intransitive) For a vessel to be immobilized by water too shallow to allow it to float.
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  1. (Intransitive) For a vessel to be immobilized by water too shallow to allow it to float.
  2. To cause a vessel to run aground.
To run or move quickly; scurry, esp. away from danger, trouble, etc.
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  1. To run or move quickly; scurry, esp. away from danger, trouble, etc.
  2. To sink (a ship or boat) intentionally by making holes in the hull below the waterline or by opening seacocks
  3. To sink (a ship) by this means.
A source of persistent annoyance or exasperation:
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  1. A source of persistent annoyance or exasperation:
  2. The cause of distress, death, or ruin
  3. (Archaic) Fatal injury or ruin:
The fact or state of being destroyed
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  1. The fact or state of being destroyed
  2. The cause or means of destroying:
  3. The condition of having been destroyed:
Waste of the goods of the deceased by an executor or administrator.
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  1. Waste of the goods of the deceased by an executor or administrator.
  2. The act of devastating, or the state of being devastated; a laying waste.
  3. A devastating or being devastated; destruction; desolation
Great destruction and devastation, as that resulting from hurricanes, wars, etc.
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  1. Great destruction and devastation, as that resulting from hurricanes, wars, etc.
  2. Disorder or chaos:
  3. Widespread destruction; devastation.
Any cause of a person's downfall, destruction, etc.
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  1. Any cause of a person's downfall, destruction, etc.
  2. The state of being physically destroyed, collapsed, or decayed:
  3. Downfall, destruction, devastation, etc.
A ruining or being ruined
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  1. A ruining or being ruined
  2. Anything that ruins or causes ruin
  3. The cause of being ruined, destroyed or lost.
The act of bringing to ruin, disgrace, or destruction
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  1. The act of bringing to ruin, disgrace, or destruction
  2. The cause or source of ruin, disgrace, or destruction
  3. Ruin; destruction.
Destruction or ruin. Used chiefly in the phrase wrack and ruin.
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  1. Destruction or ruin. Used chiefly in the phrase wrack and ruin.
  2. (--- Chiefly British) Violent destruction of a building or vehicle.
  3. Destruction; ruin
A wrecking or being wrecked
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  1. A wrecking or being wrecked
  2. The debris or remains of something wrecked:
A sudden failure of a program or operating system, usually without serious consequences.
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  1. A sudden failure of a program or operating system, usually without serious consequences.
  2. A sudden loud noise, as of an object breaking:
  3. (Computers) A sudden failure of a hard drive caused by damaging contact between the head and the storage surface, often resulting in the loss of data on the drive.
(Informal) An overwhelming popular success
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  1. (Informal) An overwhelming popular success
  2. A violent breaking of something or the noise made by such breaking:
  3. A heavy blow or collision:
Complete defeat or failure; ruin
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  1. Complete defeat or failure; ruin
  2. A wreck or collision, esp. one that does great damage
  3. A serious collision between vehicles; a wreck.
A cracking up
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  1. A cracking up
  2. A crash, as one involving an airplane or automobile.
  3. A crash, as of an airplane
Alternative spelling of pile-up.
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  1. Alternative spelling of pile-up.
  2. An accumulation as of burdensome tasks
  3. (Informal) A serious collision usually involving several motor vehicles.
(Electricity) The abrupt failure of an insulator or insulating medium to restrict the flow of current.
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  1. (Electricity) The abrupt failure of an insulator or insulating medium to restrict the flow of current.
  2. A failure to work or function properly
  3. The act or process of failing to function or continue.
An abrupt failure of function, strength, or health; a breakdown.
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  1. An abrupt failure of function, strength, or health; a breakdown.
  2. The act of collapsing; a falling in or together; failure or breakdown, as in business or health
  3. An abrupt loss of perceived value or of effect:
A sudden loud noise, as of an object breaking:
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  1. A sudden loud noise, as of an object breaking:
  2. (Computers) A sudden failure of a hard drive caused by damaging contact between the head and the storage surface, often resulting in the loss of data on the drive.
  3. A sudden failure of a program or operating system, usually without serious consequences.
A total, often ludicrous, collapse or failure
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  1. A total, often ludicrous, collapse or failure
  2. A violent flood.
  3. A sudden, disastrous collapse, downfall, or defeat; a rout.
Complete ruin or defeat; total failure, esp. in business
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  1. Complete ruin or defeat; total failure, esp. in business
  2. A heavy blow or collision:
  3. A violent breaking of something or the noise made by such breaking:
Any disaster or catastrophe
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  1. Any disaster or catastrophe
  2. Complete defeat or failure; ruin
  3. A serious collision between vehicles; a wreck.
(Biology) The fragmented remains of dead or damaged cells or tissue.
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  1. (Biology) The fragmented remains of dead or damaged cells or tissue.
  2. Rough, broken bits and pieces of stone, wood, glass, etc., as after destruction; rubble
  3. The scattered remains of something broken or destroyed; rubble or wreckage.
Irregular fragments or pieces of rock used in masonry.
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  1. Irregular fragments or pieces of rock used in masonry.
  2. A loose mass of angular fragments of rock or masonry crumbled by natural or human forces.
  3. Rough, irregular, loose fragments of rock, broken from larger bodies either by natural processes or artificially, as by blasting
The state of being physically destroyed, collapsed, or decayed:
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  1. The state of being physically destroyed, collapsed, or decayed:
  2. (Archaic) A falling down, as of a building, wall, etc.
  3. Downfall, destruction, devastation, etc.
Destruction or ruin. Used chiefly in the phrase wrack and ruin.
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  1. Destruction or ruin. Used chiefly in the phrase wrack and ruin.
  2. (--- Chiefly British) Violent destruction of a building or vehicle.
  3. Destruction; ruin
A wrecking or being wrecked
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  1. A wrecking or being wrecked
  2. The debris or remains of something wrecked:
To cause (a passenger or sailor on a ship) to suffer shipwreck.
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  1. To cause (a passenger or sailor on a ship) to suffer shipwreck.
  2. To cause, as a result of a shipwreck, to be stranded in some desolate place, as a desert island
  3. To wreck a boat through a collision or mishap.
To force into bankruptcy.
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  1. To force into bankruptcy.
  2. To ruin:
  3. To cause to become financially bankrupt.
(Ergative, figuratively) to divide into parts to give more details, to provide a more indepth analysis of
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  1. (Ergative, figuratively) to divide into parts to give more details, to provide a more indepth analysis of
  2. (Intransitive) to fail, to cease to function
  3. (Ergative, figuratively) to render or to become unstable due to stress, to collapse physically or mentally
To destroy; ruin; bring to naught
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  1. To destroy; ruin; bring to naught
  2. To damage (someone's reputation, for example) severely.
  3. To do away with completely; put an end to:
To break apart the structure of, render physically unusable, or cause to cease to exist as a distinguishable physical entity:
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  1. To break apart the structure of, render physically unusable, or cause to cease to exist as a distinguishable physical entity:
  2. To break up or spoil completely; ruin
  3. To bring to total defeat; crush
To destroy; kill:
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  1. To destroy; kill:
  2. To bring to a required or desired state:
  3. To give (wood, for example) a desired or particular surface texture.
To deflower or seduce (a woman) and, often, specif., thereby render her unmarriageable, disgraced, etc.
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  1. To deflower or seduce (a woman) and, often, specif., thereby render her unmarriageable, disgraced, etc.
  2. To bring or reduce to ruin
  3. To cause (a building, for example) to be in a destroyed, collapsed, or decayed state.
To cause the destruction or ruin of; destroy:
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  1. To cause the destruction or ruin of; destroy:
  2. To break into pieces; smash or burst:
  3. To cause to break or burst suddenly into pieces, as with a violent blow.
To go below the surface of water or another liquid:
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  1. To go below the surface of water or another liquid:
  2. To become lower in value or amount; lessen, as prices, funds, etc.
  3. To fall or drop to a lower level, especially to go down slowly or in stages:
To cause to come into forceful contact with something:
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  1. To cause to come into forceful contact with something:
  2. To break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow or collision:
  3. To surpass or outdo by a large margin:
To become unfit for use or consumption, as from decay. Used especially of perishables, such as food.
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  1. To become unfit for use or consumption, as from decay. Used especially of perishables, such as food.
  2. (Archaic) To strip (a person) of goods, money, etc. by force
  3. To impair or destroy the value or quality of; ruin:
To destroy decisively; wreck:
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  1. To destroy decisively; wreck:
  2. To attack, damage, or destroy with or as with a torpedo
  3. To attack, strike, or sink with a torpedo.
To cause the ruin or downfall of; destroy.
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  1. To cause the ruin or downfall of; destroy.
  2. To come open or unfastened.
  3. To open (a parcel, for example); unwrap.
(Archaic) To wreck or be wrecked
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  1. (Archaic) To wreck or be wrecked
  2. To cause the ruin of; wreck.
  3. To subject to extreme mental or physical suffering; torture
To find the total of; add
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  1. To find the total of; add
  2. To equal a total of; amount to:
  3. To equal a total of; add up to
To tear down or break apart the structure of; raze.
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  1. To tear down or break apart the structure of; raze.
  2. To damage (someone's reputation, for example) severely.
  3. To do away with completely; put an end to:
To render useless or ruin:
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  1. To render useless or ruin:
  2. To break up or spoil completely; ruin
  3. To break apart the structure of, render physically unusable, or cause to cease to exist as a distinguishable physical entity:
To strip (a house, ship, etc.) of furniture, equipment, means of defense, etc.
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  1. To strip (a house, ship, etc.) of furniture, equipment, means of defense, etc.
  2. To put an end to in a gradual systematic way:
  3. To take apart; disassemble; tear down.
To blow up or destroy with dynamite
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  1. To blow up or destroy with dynamite
  2. To blow up, shatter, or otherwise destroy with dynamite.
  3. A powerful explosive used in blasting and mining. It typically consists of nitroglycerin and a nitrate (especially sodium nitrate or ammonium nitrate), combined with an absorbent material that makes it safer to handle.
To equalize in height, rank, quality, etc.
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  1. To equalize in height, rank, quality, etc.
  2. To bring persons or things to an equal level; equalize.
  3. (Informal) To be frank and open:
To overwhelm or defeat utterly:
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  1. To overwhelm or defeat utterly:
  2. To break down completely; demolish
  3. To be crushed, ground, etc. into powder or dust
(Archaic) To scrape or graze; wound slightly
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  1. (Archaic) To scrape or graze; wound slightly
  2. To demolish; to level to the ground.
  3. To level to the ground; demolish.
To intentionally cause the destruction of.
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  1. To intentionally cause the destruction of.
  2. To destroy (a rocket, etc.) deliberately by remote control
  3. To destroy intentionally (a rocket or missile) after launch.
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