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 for ruining
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ruin \Ru"in\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ruined;p. pr. & vb. n.
     Ruining.] [Cf. F. ruiner, LL. ruinare. See Ruin, n.]
     To bring to ruin; to cause to fall to pieces and decay; to
     make to perish; to bring to destruction; to bring to poverty
     or bankruptcy; to impair seriously; to damage essentially; to
     overthrow.
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           this mortal house I'll ruin.             --Shak.
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           By thee raised, I ruin all my foes.      --Milton.
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           The eyes of other people are the eyes that ruin us.
                                                    --Franklin.
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           By the fireside there are old men seated,
           Seeling ruined cities in the ashes.      --Longfellow.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  ruining
      n 1: destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or
           ruined [syn: laying waste, ruin, ruining,
           ruination, wrecking]

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