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The nova does not destroy the star, unlike a supernova, which marks a star’s death.

In addition to leveling forests for crops, the Spanish plantation system also began to destroy biodiversity with imported cattle and replace mountains with mines.

The eventual goal is to be able to 3D print bones directly into the cavity of a patient, for scenarios in which a certain portion of bone has been removed or destroyed.

He wants them destroyed lest some accident or malicious act unleash smallpox on the world again.

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It’s marketing’s mass conservation, with nothing created and nothing destroyed.

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But at the heart of this “Truther” conspiracy theory is the idea that “someone” wants to destroy Bill Cosby.

“The United States had gone to war declaring it must destroy an active weapons of mass destruction program,” the Times reported.

Would he have been careful enough to destroy the odd pieces of jute you've left so messily about?

Anything less will mean than we are only slightly better as a nation than those who want to destroy us.

Instead we must show that America “is different, stronger, and better than those who would destroy us.”

O my people, they that call thee blessed, the same deceive thee, and destroy the way of thy steps.

The cheerful hours of easy labor vary but do not destroy the pursuit of pleasure and of recreation.

They destroy ants and spiders and other creeping things, so that Alila's mother never kills them nor drives them away.

Thy builders are come: they that destroy thee and make thee waste shall go out of thee.

Yet the Clarion opposes sweating and tyranny and hypocrisy, and does its best to defeat and to destroy them.


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On this page you'll find 153 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to destroy, such as: consume, crush, damage, dismantle, end, and eradicate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.