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Noun
Ruining
Verb
Present participle for to cause significant damage or destruction to
“The flood and strong winds would completely destroy the building.”
Verb
Present participle for to severely disrupt the well-being or condition of
“According to activists, emissions from nearby factories will slowly destroy the environment.”
Verb
Present participle for to put an end to
“Cersei was determined to destroy Margaery for being the younger, better version of her in every way.”
Verb
Present participle for to defeat soundly
“The team of professional players would destroy their amateur opponents in a one-sided, and rather pointless, game.”
Verb
Present participle for to take the life of
“Farmers were forced to destroy their cattle following an outbreak of the deadly disease.”
Verb
(of plans made) Present participle for to prevent or sabotage
“The horrible weather would destroy our plans for a weekend by the beach.”
Verb
Present participle for to overwhelm the composure of
“The constant criticisms failed to destroy him due to his thick skin.”
Adjective
Harmful often in a subtle or unexpected way
Adjective
Prone to slaughtering
Adjective
Causing or able to cause death
Adjective
Capable of or intending to murder; dangerously violent
Adjective
Eager for or marked by the shedding of blood, extreme violence, or killing
Noun
The action or process of getting rid of something
Noun
The action or effect of making someone or something morally depraved
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