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LUCA’s competitors may have survived some time as fossils, but the planet’s tectonic churn has long since demolished its earliest rocks.

In 2014 I wrote about a rusty metal box that Anne Smith and Malcolm Bertoni found when they demolished a brick barbecue in their Cleveland Park backyard.

Epic is purchasing the 980,000-square-foot Cary Towne Center, which sits on 87 acres, from developers who had previously announced plans to demolish the mall and build a new, mixed-use development.

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Greig said his family, which has owned the property for the past two decades, can barely afford to demolish the home, let alone move it back on the property line.

That demolished Delaware’s record for Democratic primary turnout, set in 2008, when Barack Obama defeated Hillary Clinton in the race for the small state’s delegates.

Eri Hayward is cheerful, even as she drops verbal bombs that demolish mainstream conceptions about being transgender.

It will stir things up, but it will not begin to demolish the group.

But if the Arab states mustered the will, they could demolish ISIS, as history has shown.

They need to demolish their homes and round them up, the way they do it to our children.

The sale has hit some snags, but the lease also gives El-Gamel the right to demolish the building.

I did not demolish my hut of pearl shells, but left it standing exactly as it had been during the past two and a half years.

We then proceeded to demolish everything in sight except the boxes.

Hans raged and made as if to demolish the heart, and Gretchen, and indeed the whole dyke, but then he thought of something better.

They did not, however, demolish mine; on the contrary, they supplied another and a very curious link in the chain of evidence.

These scavengers demolish an incredible amount of meat and blubber in a short time.


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On this page you'll find 100 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to demolish, such as: annihilate, bulldoze, crush, decimate, devastate, and dilapidate.

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