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destructions

noun
plural of destruction

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1 the state or fact of being rendered nonexistent, physically unsound, or useless
  • the violent storm resulted in the destruction of their tree house

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2 something that is the cause of one's ultimate failure or loss of life
  • alcohol will be her destruction if we don't intervene to help her

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“Destructions.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/destructions. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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