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Verb1.self-destroy - do away with oneself or itself; "The machine will self-destruct if you tamper with it"
destroy, destruct - do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of; "The fire destroyed the house"
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aerospace and defense contractor is developing, can self-destroy if it is tampered with.
Andy_Halliday Boro Supporters South TOO easy for away teams to come, shut up shop and then let fans then team self-destroy.
While the P53 gene is active, it only produces low level P53 protein, which is not sufficiently high to self-destroy abnormal cells.