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synonyms for wrecking

  • bashing
  • battering
  • breaking
  • ruining
  • shattering
  • smashing
  • splitting
  • destructive
  • tearing down
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How to use wrecking in a sentence

So much of the District was burned in the riots of 1968, and even more of it has since been wrecking-balled into condo hell.
WITH ‘R&B IN DC 1940-1960,’ HISTORIAN JAY BRUDER REACQUAINTS US WITH THE SOUNDS OF A VANISHED WASHINGTONCHRIS RICHARDSSEPTEMBER 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The rental house could not have any shared spaces with outsiders, for safety reasons and for Mac, her 115-pound Bernese mountain dog and wrecking ball.
WAS A THREE-WEEK TRIP TO NEW ORLEANS FOR WORK OR VACATION? BOTH.ANDREA SACHSFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Not until the wrecking crew came to Marshall’s monument and eventually the team name did Rivera change his tune.
BEFORE SPORTS GET CREDIT FOR DOING THE RIGHT THING, REMEMBER HOW LONG IT TOOK TO GET THEREKEVIN BLACKISTONEDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The Vision Fund was a wrecking ball, smashing into any company it chose with a big check and demands for rapid growth.
HOW SOFTBANK’S VISION FUND TURNED LOSSES INTO GOLD THIS SUMMERALEX WILHELMNOVEMBER 12, 2020TECHCRUNCH
Earth’s magnetic field largely protects astronauts on the space station from these tiny wrecking balls, just as it protects folks on Earth.
SURVIVING MARS MISSIONS WILL TAKE PLANNING AND LOTS OF INNOVATIONMARIA TEMMINGOCTOBER 22, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
He himself had not the slightest intention of playing Lothario and of wrecking the peace of the Ducksmith household.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
If I were to be the cause of breaking up your home, and wrecking Corydon's life, it would be more than I could bear.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
She did not know that this new ardent confidence came near to wrecking her.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
The conductor of our train had spotted me from seeing my pass, and I happened to hear him docketing me for the wrecking boss.
THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
Pitt could not, therefore, make it a government measure without almost certainly wrecking his administration.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WRECKING

  • annihilation
  • explosion
  • extermination
  • knocking down
  • leveling
  • wrecking
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