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bane

bane

 
pronunciation:
beIn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: something or someone that causes ruin or great trouble.
He lamented that drink was the bane of his life.
similar words:
destruction, downfall, poison, scourge
definition 2: a deadly poison.
similar words:
poison