Đồng nghĩa của ruin

Alternative for ruin

ruins, ruined, ruining

Đồng nghĩa: demolish, destroy, devastate, mar, ravage, spoil, upset, wreck,

Trái nghĩa: restore,

Noun

A great and sudden disaster or misfortune
catastrophe disaster calamity misfortune tragedy trouble adversity mishap blow tribulation affliction misadventure trial accident hardship cataclysm reverse debacle mischance crisis misery woe shock contretemps ruination devastation apocalypse fiasco grief upheaval blight scourge havoc ill whammy holocaust crash meltdown desolation wreck bale mishanter waterloo abyss infliction curtains bad luck car crash bad news the worst distress collapse setback emergency difficulty problem act of God reversal unholy mess holy mess exigency reversal of fortune reverse of fortune depression double trouble heavy blow stroke of ill luck hot water destruction convulsion downfall evil wretchedness disturbance flooding crunch worst nakba visitation devastating blow cross blue ruin stroke of bad luck casualty buffet hazard bane undoing stroke flood upset fall farce slip harm hard luck fell stroke predicament plight ill luck dilemma mess quagmire extremity quandary mire shit show rough situation conundrum bind impasse entanglement pickle complication jam chaos issue imbroglio disorder disarray strait failure drama perplexity stew hole hell fix pass muddle tinderbox shambles turmoil pressure urgency pinch trauma scrape stress horror confusion monstrosity hassle situation embarrassment bomb shipwreck disorderliness messiness bust puzzle dire straits sticky situation hard times deep water sad state critical situation tricky situation problematic situation difficult situation sorry condition no-win situation tight corner spot of bother awkward situation train wreck big trouble rabbit hole vicious circle hell on earth unfortunate situation hot potato hang-up tight spot worst-case scenario tight situation juncture clutch zero hour corner circumstance spot vicissitude head box flash point turning point crossroads condition swamp conjuncture Dunkirk crossroad rattrap boiling point breaking point state crunch time sticky wicket asperity catch-22 contingency rigor kettle of fish desperate straits position stage occasion jackpot rigour deadlock drag scene need pretty kettle of fish fine kettle of fish danger pain burden panic stations moment tension point how-do-you-do lot status bother interval phase necessity want state of affairs exigence urgent situation point in time squeeze sorrow crux standing posture spectacle commotion fuss excitement adventure straits outlook prospect affair a jam a scrape a hole a fix incident hardness knock surroundings station ticklish situation scenario place conflict tangle catch rank to-do setting sphere times lifestyle difficult choice status quo l trouble spot Dutch climacteric indigence destitution hot spot extreme suffering time demand discomfiture constraint requirement loss soup acuteness demandingness mix-up tight squeeze equation needfulness requisite essential imperativeness wont criticalness pressingness jumble emergency situation potential crisis botched situation uphill battle worst case large order rough go duress downturn struggle station in life situational problem period state of things business row melodrama jolt jar uncertainty indecision worst outcome dependency dependence comess thrill fracas sensation oppression frustration glitch catastrophy poser instant choice worst that could happen involvement bad situation facer worst possible outcome worst comes to worst exertion painfulness knot down double bind compulsion push climax unforeseen circumstances barricade discouragement sweat labor labour diffict situation moment in time uphill suffering tear-jerker harassment pretty double whammy cross to bear knock-back heartache heartbreak a stew a spot dead end a pickle torture torment a bad situation bottleneck a plight a mess a sorry condition bewilderment mystification a predicament a difficult situation travails dolour histrionics peril theatrics dramatics a tight corner a bind downer bummer poison hurting jinx skids theatre theatricals tough luck ill-luck pain in the rear harsh conditions tough situation bad break ill-fortune pain in the backside hard knocks evil eye can of worms trials and tribulations pain in the neck pain in the bum kiss of death ill fortune choke point theater perilous experiences song and dance dangerous experiences exciting experiences circumstances

Noun

The state of being insolvent
insolvency bankruptcy failure liquidation beggary collapse impecuniousness pennilessness penury ruination abortion administration bomb botch breakdown bungle bust checkmate decay decline defeat deficiency deficit deterioration downfall failing fiasco flop folding frustration implosion inadequacy indebtedness lemon loser loss mess misadventure miscarriage misstep nonperformance nonsuccess overthrow pauperdom receivership rout rupture stalemate stoppage turkey washout wreck financial ruin false step faux pas lead balloon sinking ship total loss flash in the pan crash debacle foundering trouncing beating drubbing fall shellacking licking undoing disintegration setback fizzle vanquishment massacre thrashing annihilation trimming malfunction destruction waxing trashing interruption embarrassment reverse discomfiture defeasance lack of success break pasting whipping hammering disaster hiding slaughter termination caning demolition catastrophe conquest disruption subjugation triumph miss halt mastery mishap cessation shutdown killing whitewashing extermination downthrow blow repulse lacing scalping rebuff ambush paddling cropper count check insuccess nonachievement trap KO breaking down closing destitution Chapter 11 plastering lump clobbering devastation pounding end shutting down economic failure crumbling fail winding up misfiring clunker slump going-over hash dud dissolution reversal blunder misfire bummer clinker foul-up screw-up degradation disorganization seizure overwhelming defeat crushing defeat whaling non-fulfilment crackup crumpling snafu balls-up disorganisation falling to pieces misfortune smash falling apart fizzling out smashup non-function falling through falling down thumping battering walloping closure mauling sinking selling out debt close-down going under destituteness indigence impoverishment wrecking thwarting perishing mismanagement perversion error shipwreck frost buckling giving way cave-in subsidence yielding falling unsuccessfulness mischance aborting blue ruin crack-up shambles farce havoc car crash disturbance hitch spontaneous abortion still birth insufficiency mistake lapse miscarriages hindrance impediment seizing up conking out disappointment coming to nothing calamity let-down rejection non-success landslide walkover romp

Noun

The act, process or result of causing significant damage to something
destruction devastation elimination ruination wreckage abolition demolition dismantling downfall defacing demolishment end extirpation shattering smashing crushing disintegrating leveling levelling ravaging razing spoiling spoliation undoing wrecking blighting damage death desolation disfigurement felling impairment marring overthrow scarring wasting wipeout abolishing blasting bombing crashing dissolving dynamiting extinguishing harm havoc injury invalidating invalidation torpedoing violation zapping blowing up breaking up knocking down pulling down rooting out tearing down laying waste razing to the ground annihilation extinction extermination obliteration decimation wastage loss mincemeat eradication liquidation slaughter wiping out termination dissolution massacre carnage demise wreck expiration doom passing quietus expiry decease extinguishment catastrophe curtains passage grave disaster exit fate murder slaying assassinating subjugation rack and ruin collapse great divide finish subversion subverting excision depredation sacking disrupting sleep ravages killing calamity bane disintegration defacement flattening bulldozing wrack perdition dispatch explosion clearance nullification erasure utter destruction. kiss of death terrible fate grim fate retribution sentence dying out oblivion disappearance vanishing rape depredations obsolescence total destruction isolation bleakness wildness no life solitude barrenness loneliness waste end of life despoliation solitariness bareness thing of the past ravagement despoiling dilapidation cataclysm vandalism plunder grimness sterility starkness aridity dismalness acts of destruction cessation ending remoteness forlornness desolateness butchery butchering massacring slaughtering overwhelming destitution rack finishing off putting to sleep rubbing out killing off snuffing out taking out putting down dereliction emptiness blue ruin complete distruction dying croaking passing on snuffing passing away decline Waterloo

Noun

Physical harm that impairs the value, usefulness, or normal function of something

Noun

A punishment or assault in which the victim is hit repeatedly
beating drubbing thrashing whipping slapping smacking hammering pasting pounding thumping battering belting hiding lashing pummeled pummelling boxing buffeting cuffing defeat hitting knocking mauling overthrow pelting punching striking thwacking assault attack bashing birching chastisement clubbing cudgeling cudgelling flaying lambasting rout tanning walloping beating-up caning clobbering doing-over duffing-up licking loss lump plastering shellacking trimming trouncing whacking biffing bopping conquest downfall flogging slugging annihilation corporal punishment setback slaughter spanking abuse harm horsewhipping flagellation violence pummeling manhandling mistreatment rough handling injury scourging punishment aggression battery maltreatment bullying mishandling persecution lathering ill-treatment beating up smack roughing up ill treatment mugging working-over going-over ill use assaulting violation hurt misuse physical violence grievous bodily harm jumping molestation actual bodily harm damage bludgeoning doing over leathering bullwhipping denigration flailing massacre ill usage impugnment kicking larruping cane birch slap strike strapping whaling harassment trashing switching offense oppression offence dusting vanquishment overwhelming defeat ill-usage cruelty ABH GBH torture physical attack violent act neglect the strap bad treatment physical abuse rough treatment whitewash strap belt vanquishing welting crushing brutalization impact concealment secretion caching stashing decisive defeat humiliation force exploitation paddling whack spank thump wallop debacle fiasco washout vilification injustice smackdown totaling demolition scourge castigation lash switch inhumane treatment cruel treatment embarrassment rape waxing wronging malevolence pulverisation pulverization landslide defilement walkover romp molesting injuring impairment spoiling wrong interference dirty deed misapplication crushing defeat indecent assault physical assault misusage misemployment sexual interference totalling sexual misconduct sexual assault act of violence act of aggression ill-use charge torment censure hounding offensive criticism condemnation hate crime bias crime rod the belt the lash the cane the birch

Noun

A feeling of unease or embarrassment
discomfiture embarrassment abashment confusion unease discomposure shame awkwardness chagrin disconcertment humiliation mortification uneasiness agitation discomfort perturbation beating defeat disconcertion disorientation distress failure fluster flusteredness frustration nervousness demoralisation demoralization disappointment discombobulation nonplus overthrow rout undoing comedown conquest defeasance descent disquiet upset vanquishment vexation ignominy loss of face disgrace stew indignity abasement worry trepidation dither egg on one's face humbling dishonour degradation dishonor anxiety self-consciousness flutter dismay alarm bewilderment distraction disorder perplexity tizzy lather inquietude disturbance edginess doubt panic twitter flurry fret difficulty trouble tangle discredit affront flap opprobrium obloquy condescension disesteem resignation put down loss of pride neurosis concern apprehension suspicion qualms misgiving shamefacedness compunction complaint sickness illness dubiety apprehensiveness disquietude consternation malaise furore turmoil lowering disrepute bustle infamy weakening crushing unmanning stigma furor scandal reproach odium contempt enervation devitalization ignobility dissatisfaction annoyance bad odour bashfulness delicacy shyness sheepishness insult ticklishness unpleasantness stickiness uphill painfulness inconvenience snub reprobation vitiation showing up bring down submissiveness rebuff submission perplexingness untimeliness tension thorniness inopportuneness frenzy poverty complexity timidity clumsiness indebtedness hitch indiscretion mistake pinch impecuniosity blushing strait destitution snag puzzle slap in the face blow to one's pride kick in the teeth self-abasement smack in the face mental pain touché brush-off fever clunkiness uncomfortableness hot seat awkward situation faux pas hot water boo boo huff twit sweat commotion egg on face state distressed state nervous state puzzlement state of agitation tiz-woz state of panic state of anxiety mystification bafflement wonder wonderment befuddlement uncertainty befuddling muddle perplexing stupefaction bamboozlement shock daze astonishment bemusement discomfiting confounding confusedness bewilderedness unsettling fog whirl upsetting mixup dumbfounding obscuring blurring surprise tangling turbulence addling maze misperception cluttering pother misunderstanding head-scratching stirring up fear fright horror dread terror fearfulness jitteriness unrest blue funk foreboding heebie-jeebies scare alarum trepidity angst amazement willies shakes collywobbles creeps butterflies abdabs jumpiness care anxiousness worriment concernment excitement jitters nervosity solicitude disruption agita twitchiness funk hassle ferment cold feet cold sweat stupor hysteria muddlement awe dumbfoundedness quaking incomprehension questioning disillusionment trembling nerviness clamour upheaval outcry stimulation cluelessness seizure shiver discouragement disenchantment jim-jams yips habdabs misgivings arousal obfuscation fear and trembling heart attack downer blues bummer dumps sadness depression hesitation palpitation emotion incitement tumult mixing rocking clamor a cold sweat a blue funk screaming abdabs the blahs tizzy, tizz nervous excitement Joe Blakes goose bumps screaming habdabs bother restiveness harassment irritation derangement anger fretfulness grief hurt grievance disarray torment shake-up reversion destruction letdown queasiness dislocation activity insomnia movement unquietness instability fermentation tenseness impatience hurry fidgetiness problem turn-up subversion unsettledness transience worriedness fitfulness hurry-scurry inconstancy nerves ailment restlessness excitability ants antsiness Sturm und Drang ants in your pants tremors cravenness butterflies in the stomach

Noun

An unjust act, treatment or occurrence
unjustness injustice wrong injury disservice shaft abuse grievance outrage crime damage infringement transgression trespass violation infraction wrongdoing oppression mischief malfeasance villainy miscarriage offence offense unlawfulness breach encroachment malpractice maltreatment negligence railroad sellout raw deal crying shame dirty deal inequity iniquity wrongness iniquitousness inequality inequitableness unreasonableness unfairness excess travesty of justice misdeed sin misdemeanor misdemeanour fault malefaction error felony delinquency atrocity peccadillo misconduct misdoing unlawful act evil criminality debt evildoing misbehaviour misbehavior immorality lawbreaking contravention scandal lapse tort unjust act illegal act caper delictum delict fast one bad ill dereliction corruption abomination racket hit illegality mortal sin criminal act dishonesty impropriety affront petty larceny indiscretion vice wickedness illegitimacy case depravity bad deed insult bad act peccancy foul play faux pas violation of the law infraction of the law evil deed breach of the law failing indulgence monstrosity disgrace suppression tyranny repression charge shortcoming indignity miscue dirt slipup ill-treatment affliction blow calamity catastrophe moral transgression act of dereliction act of misconduct breach of conduct fall from grace entrenchment obtrusion poaching wrongful entry dirty pool petty crime dirty deed breaking flouting evil-doing mischievousness slip erring bad behaviour breaking of the law failure to observe impingement non-observance non-compliance with lawlessness unscrupulousness shadiness unseemliness unprofessionalism crookedness indecorousness wrongfulness incorrectness inappropriateness indelicacy unacceptability break sneak job enormity irregularity clandestineness illicitness antisocial behavior evil behavior bad action turpitude hurt inhumanity slander prejudice persecution cruelty discourtesy spite bias imposition indecency harm libel blunder mistake slight malevolence

Verb

To completely destroy or devastate
destroy devastate wreck shatter smash damage decimate ravage total vaporise vaporize blight crush demolish desolate mar pulverise pulverize raze trash waste annihilate blow break bust dash desecrate flatten injure ruinate sabotage scotch scupper sink spoil torpedo blast botch cream defeat despoil dilapidate disfigure impair mangle muller nix nuke overwhelm ravish undo wrack banjax bodge cruel deface defile dish euchre extinguish level overthrow overturn poison reduce scourge deplete maim mutilate mess up foul up tear down bring down bring to ruin knock down louse up pull down rub out wipe out wreak havoc on bring to naught bring to nothing reduce to nothing clean out lay waste leave desolate wreak havoc upon lay in ruins leave in ruins reduce to rubble blow a hole in make a mess of screw up do for do in put the kibosh on harm cripple blemish hurt vitiate undermine tarnish taint obliterate compromise weaken flaw upset disrupt stain sully corrupt subvert put an end to quash put paid to queer gut dismantle vandalize endamage eradicate pollute besmirch vandalise thwart disable contaminate pillage debase blot scar batter bloody crab cross up depredate dirty kill spoliate deform befoul soil smirch sack overcome plunder distort break up take out exterminate frustrate stymie foil end quell topple blow up devour hinder enfeeble infect raze to the ground abolish sap diminish threaten blacken slaughter foul disfeature remove incapacitate explode bulldoze discolor destabilize ransack discolour consume unbuild play havoc with beat liquidate impede stop degrade finish spot destabilise raid dispatch wound smear loot overpower subdue muck up unsettle burn squash butcher afflict maraud muddy throw a spanner in the works of debilitate impoverish throw a monkey wrench in the works of invalidate terminate contort bring to an end do away with crash suppress tar put a stop to put the lid on bomb hamper interfere with bruise torture crool discredit zap rout erase conquer rape destruct vanquish stamp out massacre trounce expunge grime begrime smudge efface extirpate prejudice smash up prevent blow to bits eliminate enervate blow to pieces touch blow away warp slay mark shake up take apart rob nullify fell lay waste to put a damper on finish off write off attenuate denigrate twist dynamite wipe off the map break down burst rifle depress clobber abate cut snuff out corrode blot out scorch prostrate abuse lower cancel scratch subjugate bankrupt neutralize overrun blow sky-high halt debauch reave dissolve obstruct blunt adulterate exhaust negate make impure jeopardize rough up shoot down attack strip strike wipe off the face of the earth wear away put out of action darken uglify bring someone to their knees torment knock out blow out of the water disorganize annul neutralise lessen disprove pop maul squelch hamstring worst undercut misshape pervert scathe lick deteriorate oppress mangulate disestablish crack paralyse take best jeopardise master disgrace murder tumble muck distain bemire gaum mire daub make a hash of wrench wreak havoc trample be detrimental to paralyze humble prevail over devalue outmaneuver outmanoeuvre skin reduce to ruins influence shipwreck upend throw down wipe from the face of the earth cheapen bring about the downfall of floor vilify cause detriment to cancel out slam swamp spike render ineffective get rid of dispose of mow down violate disturb put down put out of commission take down blow out shoot full of holes unfit affect drag through the mud roll back erode block disarrange disorder cramp buckle delete oust havoc root out squinch smite black out sweep away stifle screw depose clean up unseat malform eat away supplant dethrone put at risk emasculate depopulate shiver bust up traumatize rend lacerate refute use up humiliate fleece scuttle demoralize wither gnarl detract from tear deflate incinerate execute shake drain maltreat kill off deprave do damage to worsen shock dishonour balls up capsize wrong harass downgrade throw into disorder throw into confusion restrict harry split knot disassemble skew spread to strike down defame shame demoralise bend knock to pieces hit disintegrate stuff tank depreciate falsify do harm to dishonor reverse stab make unattractive knock cease dent slash thrash whip hammer prove wrong decrease wince blotch disempower stigmatize detract tear up devaluate traumatise belittle wax wipe off map tweak ding crucify paste skunk whack pound wallop steamroll drub be prejudicial to unmake doctor make ugly immobilize marmalize overbear overmatch cane trim deck pommel whitewash get surmount tear apart play merry hell with rain on someone's parade bang up tamper with flog water down be a blot on the landscape make useless shellac edge outplay triumph over drop whomp tan forage handle roughly deprive stigmatise reflect badly on bring into disrepute give the lie to entrap outjump outflank ambush route outrun outhit lambaste flax own disqualify inactivate nip in the bud wrack up win against damage beyond repair drive a coach and horses through give someone a drubbing take to cleaners take it all throw monkey wrench in make mincemeat of unstrengthen edge out KO poke full of holes get around cut up get the better of give someone a hiding pip at the post run roughshod over pwn run rings round plow under hogtie hock handicap turn inside out bear down walk all over take down a peg work over drag through the mire kibosh run rings around unbrace immobilise nose out win a victory over do down make unclean wipe the floor with muzzle do mischief to take to the cleaners pinion render incapable pick apart bring shame on wipe lead astray dust molest avenge empty make desolate obscure tag devitalize make of no use or value pauperize cool chasten chastise speckle mess endanger manipulate inconvenience prang wreak havoc with rattle cloud whittle imperil disfashion nick detonate excise do one in burn away slow retard delay hold up convulse derail be the ruination of lay low disappoint decay rip down bow wolf derange slow down turn upside-down annoy cast a pall over cast a shadow over rupture check bring to nought prohibit make destitute bleed dry cow set a bad example let down interrupt cause confusion in throw into disarray cause turmoil in take the edge off take the shine off burn out hack throw a monkey wrench into glitch up spill scatter limit lame indispose put the skids under counteract spend take care of dispirit gobble up take the enjoyment out of take the pleasure out of spray paint brand take away dampen be disadvantageous to knacker shrivel maraud over confuse torpefy be the ruin of seal the doom of displace crack up dislocate cost cut down commit genocide cut a swath through make misshapen distort the shape of tear to pieces put in toilet demote engulf dump on strike out blow down cast down play mischief with create chaos aggrieve grieve pain pique distress sting be deleterious to run onto the rocks make unfit render powerless make powerless defenestrate inhibit smother curb restrain minimize minimise demean bend out of shape implode scratch out disrate dash to pieces pile up absorb envelop expend rebel supersede invert lose strength crumple chop mildew tip remove from power remove from office purge bring low have craze overreach outsmart crimp outfox offset splinter crack down on jumble be the end of draw blood hack up score pinch scrape cause the loss of cause the sacrifice of result in harm to strike at the foundations crud up knock off balance tame chip away color colour sour queer someone's pitch fracture fragment radioactivate result in damage to lead to the end of bollix work against make waves trouble contradict abort knock over dispossess repress impact hash slit slice carve cut about separate mash flay disease move enthuse overshadow maculate discourage silence whelm overmaster play out draw down fragmentize scrunch smash to smithereens crunch rive splinterize fragmentalize smatter snap denude intrude on perturb confute taint with mildew chop up disillusion quelch strangle ice harsh break into pieces counter steal from go through freeboot reive force down snow under grind down bear down on slap down clamp down on cause instability scuzz up prevail occur torch run through spread among cast gloom over prick make foul crush to smithereens blow apart controvert rebut disconfirm debunk belie mistreat manhandle dismiss appropriate embezzle throw out trespass throw into chaos arrogate mix up confiscate turn topsy-turvy invade impinge rot gnaw rust puncture cut short mark down negative go against bleach fade impact on impinge upon benothing cast a gloom upon bring a note of sadness to mishandle assassinate whittle away jam cause injury lace thin dilute suspend strike at confound plague curse knock props from under take wind out of sails blow sky high knock bottom out sandbag mine dig soften tunnel wear challenge embarrass write down deactivate disenable freeze combust scald take hold of disband discontinue bully down prove false cremate carbonise carbonize clamp wheel-clamp dig out hollow out have an effect on have an impact on exert influence on persecute brutalize assault victimize bump revert devalorize abase undervalue demerit set back declass bench adjourn bastardize mix slander clip one's wings chip away at queer the pitch of tie render inoperative prevent from working arrest disarm prevent from moving bring to a standstill make inoperative action render inactive bring to a halt drive a nail into the coffin of make a nonsense of put in a bad light bring shame to knock the bottom out of grimace destroy by fire burn up reduce to ashes burn to the ground burn down burn to a crisp disannul rescind void vacate axe prorogue avoid null repeal abrogate conclude extend sophisticate traduce roughhouse knock off malign scrap wind up disunite dope knock about kick around knock around treat roughly be violent toward brutalise treat badly beat up do over victimise ill-treat mess over bung up bump off put away censure slur rubbish give a bad name to make lose face have a negative effect on have a negative impact on knock for six split up close close down loose collapse shoot ax fade out discharge resolve into postpone render void sever wind down reproach badmouth decry disparage calumniate take off carry off take someone's life mix with denature bastardise infiltrate phony up commingle irrigate doctor up plant transfuse amalgamate thin out blend intermix alloy shave cook mingle asperse besmear scandalize assail libel beset punish burden terrorize excoriate bedevil drive to the wall move in for the kill pan muckrake vilipend give the coup de grâce administer the coup de grâce bring shame upon rip up and down blackguard do a number on give a black eye rip disrespect speak ill of bring discredit to scandalise sling mud at do a hatchet job on breathe on poor-mouth give a bad name blister slag off deride tar and feather drag through mud drag someone's name through the mud cast a slur on spread scandal about bad-mouth fling mud at sling mud derogate run smear campaign knock the stuffing out of terrorise cause suffering to

Verb

To cause to fail
thwart frustrate hinder foil check stop impede block prevent obstruct hamper curb stymie restrain baulk forestall defeat baffle scotch balk cramp derail circumvent scupper oppose trammel beat spoil dash counter discomfit smash snooker disappoint crimp checkmate confuse upset outwit cross crab nobble bilk traverse root snafu skin hold up put a stop to put paid to stand in the way of do for foul up put the kibosh on louse up put the stopper on put the mockers on take down upset the apple cart give the slip upset one's apple cart cook someone's goose play off put a spoke in someone's wheel take wind out of spike someone's guns queer someone's pitch bar inhibit halt fetter nullify hamstring cripple counteract stump neutralize overturn arrest hold back neutralise nip in the bud restrict retard quash deflect prohibit encumber stifle stall hobble disrupt head off negate repress avert stonewall cancel annul interfere with obviate screw up cramp one's style divert offset buck get out of escape evade bypass stave off circumnavigate disconcert defend against steer clear of sidestep interdict skirt limit ward off crash keep lid on wreck shut out ditch hold off juke avoid unsettle handicap throw a curve interrupt interfere crush constrain shackle throw monkey wrench in confront sabotage crool banjax bridle overcome lick forbid preclude conquer delay curtail put a brake on hang up put the lid on dash one's hope upset the applecart bork cumber give the run around contravene debar scuttle invalidate confound suppress repel squash deter set back slow down repulse rattle undo parry render null and void counterplot blank bury get the better of mess up cause setback beat down put end to take wind out of sails clog manacle embarrass hog-tie short-circuit handcuff tie up get in the way throw a spanner in the works of throw a monkey wrench in the works of entangle elude dodge duck be a hindrance to get in the way of bind throw a spanner in the works queer shun brake eschew chill corner shake slow faze inconvenience shake off dam choke close off give a hard time shut off shut down drag one's feet choke off chain cut off countermove worst throw inc triumph gain vanquish freeze puzzle saddle with weigh down leash tie tie one's hands debilitate mystify nonplus flummox put the damper on put a damper on promote skip buffalo bollix dish put on hold dead-end pigeonhole throw a monkey wrench into put on back burner shelve hang fire pour cold water on throw cold water on bottleneck muzzle burden blight shuffle off resist dampen run circles around give the run-around run rings around box in throw a spoke in the wheel of cloud halt in its tracks throw a monkey wrench in the works rule out wreak havoc with burst one's bubble turn aside stave ward fend off keep off intercept put an end to forfend cool keep at bay cork anticipate decelerate detain postpone defer miss slow up put back keep back slacken stay affect disturb remit suspend tamper influence lessen bring to screeching halt down decrease hesitate let up loaf back off falter bog down mire reduce dawdle flag cheat loiter poke bog retardate intermit jam incommode conflict trouble discommode lose shirk finesse scape shuck body-swerve slip through the net of stay away from lead on a merry chase fly sneak away weasel out of get around escape the clutches of get away from end-run slip out shy leave behind escape from give someone a wide berth run away from shuffle out of give the runaround break away from keep distance flee

Verb

To ruin something, especially through incompetence
muck up bungle botch wreck muff flub fluff fumble blow butcher bumble mangle bobble spoil foozle boggle dub murder boot mishandle mismanage damage screw up mess up foul up goof up louse up make a mess of bollix up balls up make a hash of make a muck of make a Horlicks of make a pig's ear of mar bodge blunder do badly misconduct misdirect misgovern err muddle make a nonsense of gum up destroy confound confuse miscalculate fail ball up jumble mix up manage badly maladminister misrule mutilate hash make a dog's dinner of stumble goof muddle up make a botch of fudge overlook flounder bollix stuff up botch up misuse disorder scramble make unclear make a hash drop the ball do clumsily put a spanner in the works miscarry lose waste squander throw away miss crool do something badly patch miscompute distort misconjecture misapply pull a boner mend misjudge mess fall down misconstrue trip deliver badly trip up slip up boob prostitute mismanager be inefficient pervert be incompetent exploit misemploy jack up foul scupper make a mistake throw go wrong get it wrong make a boo-boo get something wrong blow it make a blunder mistake make an error get wrong misunderstand misread snafu misestimate be wide of the mark bollocks up misinterpret snarl underestimate overestimate be mistaken make a howler underrate undervalue be wrong overvalue be in error overrate misreckon miscount disregard get signals crossed discount drop a clanger miss by a mile go astray misgauge misconceive mismeasure misdeem be incorrect say wrong stumble through put your foot in it boo-boo misstate nod get things wrong drop a brick fluff something slip make a hash of something make a bloomer mispronounce tumble bolix up bolix bollox bollox up louse queer make hash of veil muffle bramble foul-up error choke mishit careen make mistake misfield falter grapple lapse miscue make a false move make a boner make a faux pas be inattentive be negligent be careless make a slip lose the handle cock something up muff something up be inaccurate misapprehend bark up the wrong tree blot your copybook get the wrong end of the stick snarl up deviate misstep calculate wrongly estimate wrongly make a mistake about

Verb

To debase or destroy the moral purity of
debauch corrupt debase degrade pervert deprave vitiate poison warp demean subvert defile abase cheapen demoralise demoralize bastardise bastardize pollute profane deteriorate lessen prostitute canker sully brutalise brutalize bestialize violate abuse betray make degenerate go bad go to hell live in the gutter seduce lead astray stain contaminate infect lure rot blight consume rust inflict embitter envenom corrode sore scourge ulcer animalize waste away lower devalue foul taint smirch chasten disgrace humble shame desecrate undermine spoil sink bemean take down cast down humiliate adulterate distort misuse harm reduce discredit demote damage depreciate dilute weaken mortify belittle dishonor dishonour disparage mudsling diminish drag down lower the status of confound twist bend skew downgrade depress soil impair mongrelize denigrate stoop descend alloy crawl colour bias subjugate prejudice reduce in value worsen turn bring down jaundice dump on lower someone's status lower someone's dignity reduce in quality bring low sour color misemploy tarnish misapply waste squander blemish sell sacrifice sell out be untrue to oneself cripple blacken debilitate devaluate voodoo scorn befoul hoodoo curse blaspheme revile darn vice cuss tar despoil trash mock flame swear injure treat with disrespect drag through the mud reduce the status of put double whammy on commit sacrilege be evil talk dirty commit sin do wrong mar dehumanize desensitize destroy dehumanise slam decry detract pan desensitise derogate bring shame to shoot down tear down run down cut down to size put down take down a peg cut down

Verb

To cause to become physically weaker

Verb

To cook for too long or at too high a temperature

Verb

To die or cease living
end depart die expire croak decease demise drop exit fall flatline go part perish succumb abolish desist exterminate wane check out conk out kick in kick off pass away pass on peg out pop off step out run out bite the dust buy it kick the bucket give up the ghost snuff it depart this life cross the great divide go the way of all flesh go belly up shuffle off this mortal coil pass buy the farm be no more go the way of the flesh be lost cark it go to the great beyond bite the big one pop your clogs be killed collapse cease go to glory kick it peg it go bung hop the twig hop the stick go under meet one's end breathe your last pass over cash in one's chips go the way of the dinosaurs meet one's maker cease living meet one's death kick in [slang] push up the daisies be six feet under cross the Styx shove off go to the wall go west call off all bets cool off buy a one-way ticket deep six meet your end drop dead be slain be a casualty lose one's life be a fatality wilt meet one's Maker run through draw one's last breath go to one's last resting place fold up cave turn up one's toes pop one's clogs meet waterloo go down give way give up pack it in cease to exist faint go belly-up invalidate swoon strike out up and die cash in chips meet your maker flake out sink down keel over fall unconscious fall down pass out lose consciousness go out black out decline vanish disappear waste be destroyed OD take your last breath lose life lose your life relinquish life rest in peace drop off farm buy the plot buy the ranch punch one's ticket cash in go to one's reward push up daisies die a death conk sack out go to sleep nod off zone out doze off go out like a light fall asleep suffocate drown suck the kumara go to meet one's maker breathe one's last go way of all flesh be taken lay down one's life hand in one's dinner pail

Verb

To cheat, deceive or defraud someone for personal gain
bilk cheat do con defraud fleece sting deceive rook skin swindle bamboozle diddle stiff trick cozen gyp rip off screw euchre exploit fool mislead sucker swizzle dupe gull hoodwink mulct shaft beat bleed bunco chisel chouse clip double-cross fiddle finagle flimflam gaff hornswoggle hose hustle nobble pluck ream short shortchange skunk snooker squeeze stick thimblerig victimise victimize sharp stitch up circumvent disappoint do in foil frustrate overreach shake down snow thwart put one over on sell a pup take in take to the cleaners do the dirty on sell a pup to pull a swifty on take advantage of do someone in the eye take for a ride pull a fast one on hoax scam delude burn beguile string along have bluff humbug misguide misinform spoof have on suck in outwit fake out buffalo gammon juggle catch sandbag milk chicane entrap gouge rob steal lead up the garden path kid sell inveigle betray pull a fast one do a number on embezzle outmaneuver outmanoeuvre overcharge gazump give someone a bum steer goldbrick illude sell a bill of goods to lead on rush rope in fudge short-change seduce ensnare double-deal do out of take someone for a ride pull one's leg swizz set up extort take balk manipulate plunder screw over outfox jerk around sell down the river jive beat out of fake take someone in pull the wool over someone's eyes baulk pull the wool over somebody's eyes wring soak caboodle despoil outsmart wheedle shuck pilfer trim lure give the shaft suck dry jockey gip put one over on someone trap use disinform pull a fast one on someone wangle run a game on sell a bill of goods catch out distort lie lie to take to cleaners put on deprive pull something pull fast one lead one down the garden path pull wool over eyes pull the wool over one's eyes dodge duck weasel fraud cop out worm one's way out of slip out beat around the bush rip-off sell out stab in the back extract jiggle pull something funny stack the cards stretch the rules hit below the belt bend the rules penalise punish penalize fine forfeit grift wrest expel force wrench pigeon dispossess filch blackmail cajole coax pauperize impoverish make a fool of play welsh abuse heist frame bilk of befool strong-arm put the screws to outthink fox outslick stump play dirty suck the life out of sweet-talk baffle dust sell someone down the river prey on bleed dry lead somebody down the garden path fix flam four-flush lead down the garden path be sold a pup do number on sucker into throw throw dust in someone's eyes get the better of pull someone's leg make a sucker of contrive sway tear from play for a fool pull wool over double deal hocus-pocus have someone on hook falsify cuckold impress bleed someone of something cross impose upon take for play away cross up step out bias lirt blench rogue belirt crib con out of play joke on take for ride misdirect outplay gaslight misstate prevaricate rook out of steal someone blind doublespeak misrepresent fast talk take out give bum steer break the rules propagandize pervert entice bunk tempt fabricate pull wires play games twist around your little finger stage-manage pull strings mousetrap entangle enmesh propagandise bait impose on lead astray cover up double-talk give wrong information to send on a wild goose chase throw off the scent put on the wrong track put on an act lead up garden path wrong steer play trick on put up smoke screen put on false front bait and switch give the wrong impression hack machinate maneuver manoeuvre rig finesse affect engineer influence doctor mastermind cook game interfere with fiddle with boodle loot find a loophole in tinker with fudge with crowd exploit a loophole in swag graft tamper with decoy juke allure defeat bewilder two-time confuse equivocate solicit persuade induce let down outjockey pretend outdo belie steal a march on outguess top outgeneral fib goose worst jip cap pull somebody's leg corrupt exaggerate perjure palter stretch the truth end run figure out be economical with the truth trump up play false be disloyal to break faith with be unfaithful to joke fail soft-soap woo snare trifle with play with play a trick on mock steer twist banter jolly feign alter slant garble butter up out-think dissimulate warp play games with change dissemble invent misreport misinterpret massage misrelate bend color colour mistreat talk into forswear run rings round tell stories tell a lie depart from the truth make up a story bear false witness commit perjury not tell the truth fake it tell untruths be cleverer than make rings round invent a story put a spin on phony up promote forswear yourself tell a terminological inexactitude impose troll make a monkey of make somebody look an idiot do someone dirty lead off deke tease pull in slip something over on defy sham flirt trifle dally toy coquet enchant entrance charm attract blag wanton elude rebel against disobey outperform wind up hypnotize bewitch dazzle blind mesmerize captivate spellbind put something over on trip up play a jest on play a prank on play a joke on murphy win over pass off psych out play a practical joke on challenge give the runaround cuck send on a wild-goose chase best overcome make a fool of somebody catfish play-act toy with dally with hypnotise mesmerise shave fit up go one better than put one over put someone up to something cuckoldize make use of lay a trap for lie under oath swear falsely ingratiate play for a sucker string someone along fascinate distract toll ensorcell tout shill wile speak with forked tongue create fiction plant shovel concoct tell a fib make up tell a little white lie backstab pressure press horn put horns on hornify split come on egg one on draw mess around invite pull net play fast and loose with bribe yuck yuk jest jape fun josh quip gag wisecrack chaff capture prejudice spin disguise skew come on to sweep off one's feet rag ridicule bother bag immesh implicate embroil mesh ensnarl entoil tangle wind melt decline curve writhe slump angle gnarl put one on collapse deteriorate knot take out of context quote out of context crush whitewash sag make out like deviate misconstrue blandish flatter land blarney involve catch up betrap benet forge patronise capitalize on misuse profit from step on walk all over treat lightly play on take liberties with cash in on maltreat ill-use leverage trade on control target patronize play someone for a sucker use for one's own ends palaver make sport of poke fun at make fun of yank somebody's chain counterfeit urge get round bootlick soften stroke tantalize oil prevail on push brownnose soap reel in lay for box in set a trap for misspeak tantalise adulterate bull overdraw misinstruct tell an untruth tell a falsehood embroider debase rub the right way work over make up to suck up to play up to get next to get around lay it on thick build up spread it on hand a line work on sweeten up argue into apple polish be untruthful concoct a story