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However, as the spring began in the very heart of the village, they could not take it without destroying the village.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
French evacuated Almeida, after destroying everything, and the next day they abandoned Portugal entirely.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
She did not realize that a passion for a business enterprise, as for a woman, is capable of destroying the balance of any man.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
This higher authority, which no legislature could "overleap without destroying its own foundation," was the British Constitution.
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
The horn worm, if large, eats the leaves in the finest part of them, frequently destroying half of a leaf.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
But here, as at Pevensey, the sea receded several miles, destroying Winchelsea's harbor.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
The fumes of the sulphur have the effect of destroying the color, or whitening the straw.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
These Indians were so fierce, and warlike, and wasteful, they went about destroying everything.
STORIES THE IROQUOIS TELL THEIR CHILDRENMABEL POWERS
The poison of an infectious disease kills by splitting and destroying the nuclei of the body's cells.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
Arnold, after destroying Crown Point, retired to Ticonderoga.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO DESTROYING

  • arduous
  • bloodthirsty
  • bloody
  • bloody-minded
  • brutal
  • criminal
  • cruel
  • cutthroat
  • dangerous
  • deadly
  • destroying
  • destructive
  • devastating
  • exhausting
  • fell
  • ferocious
  • harrowing
  • hellish
  • homicidal
  • killing
  • lethal
  • ruinous
  • sanguinary
  • sapping
  • savage
  • slaughterous
  • strenuous
  • unpleasant
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