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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.
YOUR ANCESTORS MIGHT HAVE BEEN MARTIANSCHARLIE WOODFEBRUARY 12, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
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.
A THRIFT SHOP PHOTO ALBUM IS FULL OF MYSTERY PHOTOS OF A DISTRICT FAMILYJOHN KELLYJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
FORTNITE’S PARENT COMPANY IS TURNING A NORTH CAROLINA MALL INTO ITS HEADQUARTERSKAREN HOJANUARY 7, 2021QUARTZ
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.
HOW FAMOUS SURFERS AND WEALTHY HOMEOWNERS ARE ENDANGERING HAWAII’S BEACHESBY SOPHIE COCKE, HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISERDECEMBER 5, 2020PROPUBLICA
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.
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It had become the diva, the star of our horrible drama, the villain demolishing cascades of plans for all of us little specks hubristic enough to believe we could still make them.
THE CLIMATE CRISIS IS HAPPENING RIGHT NOW. JUST LOOK AT CALIFORNIA’S WEEKEND.BY ELIZABETH WEILSEPTEMBER 9, 2020PROPUBLICA
City Council members have kicked around the possibility of demolishing the property and starting from scratch.
THE DEAL BEFORE THE 101 ASH ST. DEBACLE HELPS EXPLAIN HOW WE GOT HERELISA HALVERSTADT AND JESSE MARXAUGUST 24, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Multiple City Council members have also asked if the city could demolish the high rise and build another in its place.
HOW THE CITY CAME TO LEASE A LEMONLISA HALVERSTADT AND JESSE MARXAUGUST 10, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
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.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
We then proceeded to demolish everything in sight except the boxes.
THE OPENED SHUTTERSCLARA LOUISE BURNHAM
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DEMOLISH

  • annihilating
  • blighting
  • blowing up
  • bombing
  • breaking up
  • bursting
  • damaging
  • dashing
  • demolishing
  • destroying
  • detonating
  • dynamiting
  • injuring
  • killing
  • ruining
  • shattering
  • shriveling
  • spoiling
  • stunting
  • torpedoing
  • withering
  • wrecking
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