bane /ˈben/ 名詞
1. That which destroys life, esp. poison of a deadly quality. [Obs. except in combination, as in ratsbane, henbane, etc.]
2. Destruction; death. [Obs.]
The cup of deception spiced and tempered to their bane. --Milton.
3. Any cause of ruin, or lasting injury; harm; woe.
Money, thou bane of bliss, and source of woe. --Herbert.
4. A disease in sheep, commonly termed the rot.
Syn: -- Poison; ruin; destruction; injury; pest.
Bane, v. t. To be the bane of; to ruin. [Obs.]
n : something causes misery or death; "the bane of my life"
[syn: curse, scourge, nemesis]