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She set fire to large swathes of land, razed villages and towns, and melted precious metals.
BADASS ROYAL WOMEN YOU NEED TO KNOWSEAN CULLIGANJULY 1, 2021OZY
Apartment buildings were razed because, according to Israelis, some units were housing Palestinian weaponry.
CALLS FOR JUSTICE IN THE U.S. CREATE A DILEMMA FOR PRO-ISRAEL POLICIESPHILIP ELLIOTTMAY 21, 2021TIME
But, at the same time, the house next door was recently bought by the city and razed because of flood risk.
THE CLIMATE REAL ESTATE BUBBLE: IS THE U.S. ON THE VERGE OF ANOTHER FINANCIAL CRISIS?GRAPHICS BY EMILY BARONEAPRIL 19, 2021TIME
RFK Stadium, which hosted 1994 World Cup games and the 2003 Women’s World Cup, is due to be razed, perhaps as soon as later this year.
FIFA, D.C. ORGANIZERS MEET VIRTUALLY TO DISCUSS AREA’S 2026 WORLD CUP BID AND FEDEX FIELDGLYNN A. HILLMARCH 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Dependent on leaf litter suspended in the understory, and restricted to just a few locations that were razed in early 2020, she suspects that the species may be extinct.
A YEAR AFTER AUSTRALIA’S WILDFIRES, EXTINCTION THREATENS HUNDREDS OF SPECIESJOHN PICKRELLMARCH 9, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
He I am informed sent a message to the Osage nation to raze the Kanses village entirely.
THE EXPEDITIONS OF ZEBULON MONTGOMERY PIKE, VOLUME II (OF 3)ELLIOTT COUES
Here an awful blast swept the house, as if to raze it to its foundations.
MY NEW CURATEP.A. SHEEHAN
En ez fur sellen' this place, war I wuz born'd en raze, I never spec' ter.
THAT OLD-TIME CHILD, ROBERTASOPHIE FOX SEA
"He would raze the gates of hades for her," was the prompt reply.
OLD BROADBRIM INTO THE HEART OF AUSTRALIAAUTHOR OF "OLD BROADBRIM"
His house has been broken into by the city-prefect and every corner of it searched; they say they mean to raze it to the ground.
QUINTUS CLAUDIUS, VOLUME 2 OF 2ERNST ECKSTEIN
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WORDS RELATED TO RAZE

  • abrade
  • bray
  • excoriate
  • file
  • grate
  • irk
  • irritate
  • jar
  • pound
  • raze
  • rub
  • sand
  • scour
  • scrape
  • scratch
  • vex
  • wear
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