ruin (part of speech: noun)
- But in any case, the man who had made a mistake not only refused to unmake it, but decided to go on making it. - "Eugenics and Other Evils", G. K. Chesterton.
- Mollett was in truth the great man,- the Warwick who was to make and unmake the kings of Castle Richmond. - "Castle Richmond", Anthony Trollope.
- Many a battered Minister may be seen to think much more of the vicissitudes which make him and unmake him, than of any office matter. - "The English Constitution", Walter Bagehot.