destruo

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Etymology[edit]

+ struō (put together)

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present active dēstruō, present infinitive dēstruere, perfect active dēstruxī, supine dēstructum

  1. I destroy, demolish, ruin.

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In Classical texts, the only passive forms for this verb are the third-person singular and plural. Please note that there is a disagreement over whether or not there is a macron on the third and fourth principal parts and the subsequent verb forms from these (dēstrūxī for dēstruxī and dēstrūctum for dēstructum).

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Verb[edit]

destruo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of destruir