Thesaurus / tear down
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We went into camp and began to tear down the company quarters for they were built of hewn timber, which it was desirable to save.

I see; but it is not lawful for me to shed a tear down mine eyes.

Tonics are given to women whose teeth are breeding and harboring disease germs that tear down vitality.

Civics and HealthWilliam H. Allen

Under his directions men had commenced clearing away the rank shrubbery that afternoon––commenced to tear down the house itself.

He set to work and began to attempt to tear down the building which he had so recently completed.

You said you were going to tear down the fireplace and build another.

I bade the Zulus tear down the curtain and pull away some of the end boughs, so as to let in more light.

She and AllanH. Rider Haggard

Build up new houses here, and tear down thy works of yesterday, that have already the rusty moss upon them!

Main StreetNathaniel Hawthorne

That's the way it is with families: one generation'll tear down and another generation'll build up.

Aunt Jane of KentuckyEliza Calvert Hall

The agents of the insurance company asked us to tear down a building about six houses to the leeward of the fire.

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