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[ ruhk-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF ruction
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He was very certain that their ruction had only been temporary.

Spine or conscience, it's all one, once it begins to raise a ruction.

And when he is hot we wants to keep our eyes peeled for a ruction.

There seems to be a ruction of some sort going on over there.

I'll bet if sis ever finds out about his doin's there'll be a ruction, and—— Hello!

Were late as it is, on account of that ruction with Boolus, said Lee.

"There'll be a tremendous row and ruction," Philip told him.

When he does he's got to stand the ruction, and guess that's what you've got to do.

There'll be a ruction in this neighbourhood before many minutes.'

Wal, you was beginnin' to tell me about this ruction up to Home's.

WORD ORIGIN

"disturbance," 1825, dialectal or colloquial, of unknown origin. Perhaps from eruption or an altered shortening of insurrection.

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