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torpedo

verb [T]     /tɔːˈpiː.dəʊ/ US  /tɔːrˈpiː.doʊ/
to use a torpedo to destroy somethingDetonation and bombardment informal to destroy : He accused them of trying to torpedo the peace process .Destroying and demolishingDamaging and spoiling
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