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synonyms for destruction

  • annihilation
  • carnage
  • elimination
  • eradication
  • extermination
  • extinction
  • loss
  • massacre
  • murder
  • ruin
  • slaughter
  • abolition
  • bane
  • crushing
  • dissolving
  • downfall
  • end
  • extirpation
  • havoc
  • invalidation
  • liquidation
  • overthrow
  • ravaging
  • ruination
  • sacking
  • shattering
  • subjugation
  • subversion
  • undoing
  • wreckage
  • wrecking
  • abolishing
  • assassinating
  • crashing
  • disintegrating
  • disrupting
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antonyms for destruction

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  • creation
  • building
  • construction
  • improvement
  • reparation
  • restoration
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How to use destruction in a sentence

This is gossipmongering and, as Republicans like to say, part of the politics of personal destruction.
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We should NOT be flying a flag of a group who wants to erase our history and bring mass destruction to our country through Communism.
MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE BACKS LEGISLATION TO BAN PRIDE FLAGS AT U.S. EMBASSIESCHRIS JOHNSONFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Climate-change impacts are already a common thread of destruction and violence from the Sahel and South Sudan to Central America.
THE TIME 2030 COMMITTEE OFFERS 8 SOLUTIONS FOR A MORE EQUITABLE AND SUSTAINABLE FUTURETIME STAFFJANUARY 22, 2021TIME
“When the books are written about our careers, one of the main things we’ll be judged on is whether we did enough to stop the destruction of life and property due to climate change,” he said.
BUTTIGIEG CITES ‘GENERATIONAL OPPORTUNITY’ ON INFRASTRUCTURE AT CONFIRMATION HEARINGIAN DUNCAN, MICHAEL LARISJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Habitat destruction, loss of food plants, invasive species, climate change, and predation are primarily human-driven problems.
WE CRUSH, POISON, AND DESTROY INSECTS AT OUR OWN PERIL - ISSUE 95: ESCAPEJOHN HAINZEJANUARY 20, 2021NAUTILUS
Except it’s not about the birds and the bees and our changing bodies, it’s about the potential destruction of our bodies.
AMANDA GORMAN’S FIRST POLITICAL MEMORY IS HER MOTHER READING HER MIRANDA RIGHTSOLIVIER KNOXJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Eventually, in the late 1980s, Congress offered money to address the supersonic boom’s environmental concerns, which include noise and the boom itself, but also possible ozone destruction.
THE NASA ENGINEER WHO’S A MATHEMATICIAN AT HEARTSUSAN D'AGOSTINOJANUARY 19, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
Any efforts that are not directed to pressure them together to stop their destruction of Yemen will not lead to a peace industry.
SHE HELPED LAUNCH YEMEN'S REVOLUTION. 10 YEARS ON, TAWAKKOL KARMAN STILL BELIEVES CHANGE IS POSSIBLEJOSEPH HINCKSJANUARY 15, 2021TIME
The violent mob which had overrun the building earlier in the day had been cleared out, leaving behind a wake of destruction and terror that still linger.
REPUBLICANS EAGER TO SUBVERT THE 2020 ELECTION LAST WEEK NOW INSIST THE TIME HAS COME FOR UNITYPHILIP BUMPJANUARY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Simonov explains how the Kemerovo region in Siberia, one of the largest coal-producing areas in Russia, has experienced air and water pollution, the destruction of forests and geological effects like underground fires from mining activities.
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WORDS RELATED TO DESTRUCTION

  • abolishment
  • abrogation
  • annihilation
  • annulment
  • cancellation
  • destruction
  • dissolution
  • elimination
  • end
  • ending
  • eradication
  • extirpation
  • invalidation
  • negation
  • nullification
  • obliteration
  • overthrow
  • overturning
  • repeal
  • repudiation
  • rescindment
  • rescission
  • revocation
  • subversion
  • suppression
  • termination
  • voiding
  • wiping out
  • withdrawal
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