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verb as in destroy

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Ren, the earliest known leader, built a self-destruct mechanism into his weapon, and Kylo Ren modified his weapon with a cross-guard to vent the unstable blade’s excess energy.

When an anonymous buyer secured the winning bid for British artist Banksy’s Girl With Balloon in 2018, the painting promptly self-destructed.

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Once it runs out of sperm, it will expel its remaining unfertilized eggs and self-destruct since it can’t reproduce anymore.

That’s the substance the genetic engineers use as an off switch for the self-destruct mechanism in female larvae.

Because of its “self-destruct” reputation, the app is a popular tool among youngsters for transmitting sexually explicit material.

At this point, why not sit back and wait for this crazy experiment to self-destruct?

While we self-destruct, we continue our arrogant dance with greed.

Once Gingrich was leading the polls, the pundits began betting whether he would self-destruct.

Newt could self-destruct before that, but waiting for such a meltdown is not a strategy.

He was actually risking his life—or so he believed—to prove that the child could not destruct a human being.

Aspexi, et ecce Carmelus desertus: et omnes urbes ejus destruct sunt a facie Domini, et a facie ir furoris ejus.

You could have pushed the Destruct button and I'd never have known.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to destruct, such as: decimate, demolish, devastate, dismantle, level, and pulverize.

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