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verb as in evaporate

Strong match

verb as in destroy; kill

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In the experiment, a laser blast vaporized a target, sending a burst of plasma careening into a cloud of hydrogen gas.

When that powerful laser burst hits the cylinder, X-rays stream out, vaporizing the capsule’s exterior and imploding the fuel within.

Bitcoin clawed back some of its declines Thursday after suffering brutal losses in a broad sell-off that vaporized several billion dollars in the cryptocurrency market.

He puts the chicken in the branches of a tree, walks back 20 feet, aims and vaporizes the tree and the chicken.

Chemicals may break down in the soil, vaporize into the atmosphere or leach away.

Then, in May 2016, Scotland would become independent—and suddenly, bam, those 40-odd Labour-held seats would vaporize.

Even the things he supposedly got out of this deal could vaporize.

The crude petroleum is distilled as rapidly as possible with fire heat to vaporize off the naphthas and the burning oils.

These vaporize in the arc producing the flaming arc light of a bright yellow color, and give more light than the ordinary lamp.

We simply apply heat to melt the ice and then more heat to vaporize the water.

We put in more dampers, but it kept going up and up, and I thought it might vaporize any minute.

The hot gases given off by the burning fuel travel around this tank and vaporize the water which it contains.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vaporize, such as: boil away, dry up, evaporate, volatilize, and dissolve.

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