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- 1. ruin, ruination, devastation, desolation
- usage: an irrecoverable state of devastation and destruction; "you have brought ruin on this entire family"
- 2. ruin, ruination, destruction, demolition, wipeout
- usage: an event that results in destruction
- 3. downfall, ruin, ruination, failure
- usage: failure that results in a loss of position or reputation
- 4. laying waste, ruin, ruining, ruination, wrecking, destruction, devastation
- usage: destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined
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