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Ruinate, vb. to ruin, to bring to decay, to demolish: “to r. proud buildings with thy hours,” Lucr. 944. “seeking that beauteous roof to r. which to repair should be thy chief desire,” Sonn. 10, 7. “I will not r. my father's house,” H6C V, 1, 83. “to order well the state, that like events may ne'er it r.” Tit. V, 3, 204. Partic. “r.:” Err. III, 2, 4; M. Edd. for the sake of the rhyme ruinous.
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