Examples of destroyer in a Sentence
The pamphlet describes alcohol as a destroyer of families.
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He is accused of helping orchestrate an attack in 2000 on a U.S. Navy destroyer, the USS Cole, in the harbor of the Yemeni port of Aden, which killed 17 sailors, and an attack on a French oil tanker, the Limburg, in 2002.
Off the coast of Ireland, the convoy was met by eight British Navy destroyers, which then began their escort en route to Liverpool.
Britain has an air defense destroyer in the same area and more than a dozen fighters armed with a variety of missiles that could be used in an attack.
Annette Doyon, the Navy veteran's sister, said the 5.6K course honors the destroyer's designation: DDG-56.
Alfredo Sanchez was in charge of the USS McCain when 10 sailors were killed after the destroyer collided with a merchant vessel near Singapore in August 2017.
Stoll’s Trigorin is a playful destroyer, and his scenes with the two women are tricky displays of manipulation and self-serving delusion.
The Quebec native is a midfield destroyer with a robust engine.
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Definition of destroyer for English Language Learners
: a small and fast military ship that protects bigger ships
: something that causes the destruction of something
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