The physical destruction or disintegration of something or the state of
disintegrating or being destroyed. Reduce (a building or place) to a state of decay, collapse, or disintegration.
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I have accepted a seat in the House of Representatives, and thereby have consented to my own ruin, to your
ruin, and to the ruin of our children. I give you this warning that you may prepare your mind for your fate.