Construct and Ruin


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Construct verb – To form by putting together parts or materials.
Usage example: constructed a hydroelectric dam across the river

Ruin is an antonym for construct in assemble topic.
Nearby Words: construction, constructed, constructive, constructing, constructor
Antonyms for Construct


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Ruin verb – To bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of.
Usage example: a huge fire that ruined an entire city block

Construct is an antonym for ruin in topics: destroy, devastate.
Nearby Words: ruined, ruination, ruinous, ruining, ruinously
Antonyms for Ruin
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Common collocations

character construct character ruin character
life construct life ruin life
work construct work ruin work
image construct image ruin image
Other nouns: system, plan, game, story, castle.

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Guild Wars 2 Throughout your character's personal storyline, you ruin and dismantle plots by all manner of local villains, construct warbands, expand the spiritual knowledge of your people, recover ancient artifacts, save your nation, and secure the alliance of a village of neutral creatures.
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Antonyms for construct
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