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adjective as in wrecking

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So perfect that we wonder if we should risk ruining it by asking for yet another take.

“I tell them they are ruining their life, but I will not refuse to do it,” Bensoussan said.

That is, TFA is neither a lever for dramatically improving or ruining U.S. public education.

Are we in danger, in the rush to legislate, of ruining the moment?

On day two, a flash flood occurred, damaging much of the filmmaking equipment and ruining the appearance of the location.

I don't despair of seeing you one day at the back of her box, and of bearing that you are ruining yourself for her.

It anticipates the climax of the description, besides ruining the scansion of the line.

We are not allowed to have hearts, under penalty of being hooted down and of ruining our credit.

What is the real difference between stealing money and ruining something that cost money?

These have been near ruining the Spaniards several times, and obliged them to apply for re-enforcements from Biscay and Senora.


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On this page you'll find 111 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ruining, such as: bad, destroying, destructive, detrimental, hurtful, and injurious.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.