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ru·in

ruin

 
 
pronunciation:
ru ihn
phrases:
in ruins
features:
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part of speech: verb
inflections: ruins, ruining, ruined
definition: to destroy or damage something.
A flood ruined the village.
synonyms:
destroy, wreck
antonyms:
repair, restore
similar words:
break, spoil, waste
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phrase: in ruins
Word Builder: ruin +
  • ruined:
    wrecked; destroyed.