◄ Destroy ►

1. (v. t.) To unbuild; to pull or tear down; to separate virulently into its constituent parts; to break up the structure and organic existence of; to demolish.

2. (v. t.) To ruin; to bring to naught; to put an end to; to annihilate; to consume.

3. (v. t.) To put an end to the existence, prosperity, or beauty of; to kill.

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