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What is another word for undoing?

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Noun
A person's ruin or downfall
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“Their undoing was their failure to capitalise on at least three overlaps from which tries beckoned.”
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The cause of someone's downfall
“His lack of experience may prove to be his undoing.”
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A change to an opposite direction, position, or course of action
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An unsuccessful outcome of something planned
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The act, process or result of causing significant damage to something
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The action or process of detaching or dismembering a part or limb from a structure or body
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A weakness, shortcoming or failing
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A feeling of unease or embarrassment
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Verb
Present participle for to unfasten something tied, fastened, or fixed in place
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“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.”
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Present participle for to cancel or reverse an action or its effects
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“Once a course of action is settled on, it is so difficult to undo the momentum of the action and its direction.”
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Present participle for to open or spread out, such as from a folded state or position
“Right there, among those stacks and stacks of paper, you undo the sheets wrapped around him like one long bandage, slowly.”
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Present participle for to cause the downfall or ruin of
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“It was his craving for status that was eventually to help undo him.”
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(rare) Present participle for to bother or cause unease to one's mental or emotional state
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“Will you not leave your prating, you would undo me, you are called Godliness, but that is not your name, you are, I understand, a factious fellow, and your name is Stubbornness, alias Singularity, alias Sedition.”
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Present participle for to be victorious over
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Present participle for to let (edited material) stand, or remain as it was
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Present participle for to take off, especially one's clothes or garments
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Present participle for to remove goods from (a vehicle, ship, container, etc.)
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Present participle for to dismantle something into its component pieces
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Present participle for to make a way through, or into, with physical strength
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