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noun as in destruction


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On rare occasions, instances of vandalism on Wikipedia can slip through.

Google has been investing a lot along side Wikipedia to detect and reduce vandalism within Wikipedia.

Eventually, Simonis was given a citation for vandalism related to chalking the sidewalk in front of the courthouse, and sent out the door in the middle of the night with no way home.

That includes a number of vandalism and property damage cases, as well as reported assaults on officers.

Records obtained by VOSD show that the San Diego Police Department was primarily looking into incidents of vandalism, looting and destruction to property, as well as objects being thrown at passing vehicles or police.

Two years later and sober, he was still acting out, facing 17 years for graffiti and vandalism.

Those kids will face punishment for their vandalism, and the administration will congratulate itself for its efforts.

Some may think “price tag” attacks are relatively minor acts of vandalism—racially or religiously motivated hooliganism at best.

Mayor Bloomberg agreed that the “vandal” must be caught and charged with vandalism.

The U.S. Open of Surfing dissolved into vandalism, looting, and groping.

People who are willing to pay are not generally of the class who commit acts of vandalism.

When the work of Vandalism came to an end, it was wonderful that the building itself had escaped destruction.

Susy first discovered the vandalism, and came rushing to the house in a torrent of sorrow.

Another piece of vandalism was the inlaying the leaves of the book and binding them in three volumes.

The successors of the men who advocated such an act of vandalism have, however, atoned for the shameless proposal.

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On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vandalism, such as: mischief, ravaging, ruin, sacking, smashing, and wreckage.

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