dissolution (n.)
total destruction, disintegration
KL I.ii.144[Edmund to Edgar, of a writer] the effects he writes of succeed unhappily, as of ... dissolutions of ancient amities
MM III.ii.213[disguised Duke to Escalus] there is so great a fever on goodness that the dissolution of it must cure it
R2 II.i.258[Northumberland to Willoughby and Ross, of King Richard] Reproach and dissolution hangeth over him
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