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Last month saw his dreams shattered and his business in ruins.
After the war many monasteries fell into ruin.
People had built shelters among the ruins of the city.
The attack had reduced the town to a smoking ruin.
She sat contemplating the ruins of her shattered life.
Despite good sales, many of these stores are facing ruin.
Reducing quotas could bring economic ruin to a small fishing village like this.