I get that delere is meant to be used so far, but wouldn't destruere also be a good option?
Yes. They have a lot of words to describe "to destroy" and "to kill". I do not wonder why.
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I'm a native speaker of Portuguese and I found it funny that pons, -tis, is masculine.
It is in Spanish, Catalan, French and Italian. The Portuguese messed up.