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1. dilapidate

verb. ['dɪˈlæpəˌdeɪt'] fall into decay or ruin.

Synonyms

  • wear out
  • eat at
  • wear
  • deteriorate
  • droop
  • fall apart
  • ruin
  • bust
  • change
  • gnaw
  • crumble
  • wear away
  • wilt
  • rust
  • gnaw at
  • erode
  • corrode
  • weather
  • break

Antonyms

  • soundness
  • increment
  • increase
  • refresh

Etymology

  • dilapidatus (Latin)

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2. dilapidate

verb. ['dɪˈlæpəˌdeɪt'] bring into a condition of decay or partial ruin by neglect or misuse.

Synonyms

  • destroy

Antonyms

  • slip off
  • lack

Etymology

  • dilapidatus (Latin)
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