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synonyms for demolishing

  • clearance
  • demolition
  • destruction
  • disposition
  • dumping
  • removal
  • transfer
  • conveyance
  • dispensation
  • ejection
  • relegation
  • relinquishment
  • riddance
  • sacrifice
  • sale
  • selling
  • trading
  • transference
  • vending
  • auctioning
  • bartering
  • destroying
  • discarding
  • dispatching
  • jettison
  • junking
  • scrapping

antonyms for demolishing

MOST RELEVANT
  • building
  • construction
  • beginning
  • hold
  • keeping
  • retention
  • start
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How to use demolishing in a sentence

The car dashed over the embankment, demolishing many yards of stone wall and coming to rest in a valley hundreds of feet beneath.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
At other places, exasperated at the chiefs of the episcopal party, the communiers were demolishing their fortified houses.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
For the flood had gone tearing through the city, wrecking, smashing, demolishing everything in its pathway.
THE FLYING REPORTERLEWIS E. (LEWIS EDWIN) THEISS
At night the outrages began by the demolishing the Mass-house near Lincolns Inn.
THE CHRONICLES OF CRIME OR THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR. V. 1/2CAMDEN PELHAM
But the old man knew his ground, and moved easily among his ideas, demolishing the enemy as he appeared, with jaunty grace.
BLACK ROCKRALPH CONNOR
Backward the twanging cable snapped, demolishing with one touch a score of the clustering Orconites.
THE WINGED MEN OF ORCONDAVID R. SPARKS
But, before firing, the gunner made signal to the men to escape, contenting himself with demolishing their breastwork.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 56, NUMBER 347, SEPTEMBER, 1844VARIOUS
The honor of demolishing the weavers of long tales shall be left to Cowper.
MARTINE'S HAND-BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND GUIDE TO TRUE POLITENESSARTHUR MARTINE
If we succeeded in demolishing these Reformed Councils you will find the whole nation astir with life.
FREEDOM THROUGH DISOBEDIENCEC. R. (CHITTARANJAN) DAS
A hungry man capable of demolishing a ten ounce loaf—a siege product—in ten bites might well echo wherefore indeed!
THE SIEGE OF KIMBERLEYT. PHELAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DEMOLISHING

  • auctioning
  • bartering
  • clearance
  • conveyance
  • demolishing
  • demolition
  • destroying
  • destruction
  • discarding
  • dispatching
  • dispensation
  • disposition
  • dumping
  • ejection
  • jettison
  • junking
  • relegation
  • relinquishment
  • removal
  • riddance
  • sacrifice
  • sale
  • scrapping
  • selling
  • trading
  • transfer
  • transference
  • vending
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.