razing, laying waste, downfall, dilapidation, ruin, wrecking, ruination.
" It is this: You are ruining
that boy between you, body and soul; and you are responsible before his Maker and yours.
It would be a loss that every one would feel; that-" " I'm tired of this fighting," Mrs. Putney broke in, " and I think it's ruining
Ralph every way.
As to the Conservatory, it is a national disgrace; and I have no hesitation in saying that it not only does no good, but is actually the means of ruining
hundreds of fine voices.