What is another word for undoing?

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Noun
A person's ruin or downfall
“Their undoing was their failure to capitalise on at least three overlaps from which tries beckoned.”
Noun
The cause of someone's downfall
“His lack of experience may prove to be his undoing.”
Verb
Present participle for to disengage the knotted parts of
“As he passed through the doorway and entered the vestibule, he carelessly tossed his hat to the coat rack beside the door and then proceeded to loosen his cravat and undo the buttons of his jacket.”
Verb
Present participle for cause the downfall or ruin of
“It was his craving for status that was eventually to help undo him.”
Verb
Present participle for to reverse the effects of an action
“Once a course of action is settled on it is so difficult to undo the momentum of the action and its direction.”
Verb
Present participle for to trouble the mind of; to make uneasy
“… the mere mention of the home invasion still had the power to undo her.”
Verb
Present participle for to deprive of courage or confidence
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