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present tense third-person singular of ruin
as in bankrupts
to cause to lose one's fortune and become unable to pay one's debts after he was ruined by the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, the industrialist was forced to sell his mansion and start all over again

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as in destroys
to bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of a huge fire that ruined an entire city block

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plural of ruin

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“Ruins.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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