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synonyms for demolition

  • annihilation
  • explosion
  • extermination
  • leveling
  • wrecking
  • knocking down

antonyms for demolition

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  • building
  • construction
  • fixing
  • production
  • repair
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How to use demolition in a sentence

Built in 1897, the onetime dance hall and meeting space closed its doors in 1970, sank into disrepair, and was earmarked for demolition.
A COMMUNITY RENAISSANCE ON CHICAGO’S SOUTH SIDEKATIE MCLEANDECEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The demolition will make way for a new development approved last year by the Arlington County Board.
TODAY IN D.C.: HEADLINES TO START YOUR FRIDAY IN D.C., MARYLAND AND VIRGINIADANA HEDGPETH, TEDDY AMENABARDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The demolition will make way for new development approved last year by the Arlington County Board.
ROSSLYN’S HOLIDAY INN BUILDING WILL BE IMPLODED SUNDAY MORNINGJUSTIN WM. MOYERDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The demolition was handled—rather fittingly—by a woman-led team.
THE ‘TRIUMPH’ OF DISMANTLING HARVEY WEINSTEIN’S OLD COMPANY OFFICECLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTERDECEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
When the Evergreen team—with a demolition crew that was 35% female, a high rate for the industry—arrived at the site, they found a few lingering signs that this office belonged to a notable former inhabitant.
‘I’VE HAD A LOT OF HARVEYS IN MY LIFE’: MEET THE FEMALE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY OWNER WHO DEMOLISHED THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY’S OLD OFFICEEHINCHLIFFEDECEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
In the reign of some of the English kings the demolition of such houses would not have been adjudged treason.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Verse alone could ease the girl of her ecstacy, and each recorded and triumphed in the demolition of yet another day.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
The Sablonière Hotel, however, is now in course of demolition.
ART IN ENGLANDDUTTON COOK
No doubt all this was clear to Brownie, and that was why he took such fiendish delight in his work of demolition.
THE GENTLE ART OF COOKING WIVESELIZABETH STRONG WORTHINGTON
He deprecated the demolition of Mont Orgueil, 'a stately fort of great capacity,' which had cost more than 20,000 marks.
SIR WALTER RALEGHWILLIAM STEBBING
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DEMOLITION

  • decimation
  • demolishment
  • demolition
  • destruction
  • elimination
  • eradication
  • extermination
  • extinction
  • extinguishment
  • liquidation
  • massacre
  • obliteration
  • ruin
  • slaughter
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.