Examples of vandalize in a Sentence
Our car was vandalized in the parking lot.
he decided to vandalize the store because the owner had kicked him out
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Durham, N.C. (AP) -- Duke University removed a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee early Saturday after it was vandalized amid a national debate about monuments to the Confederacy.
Chicago Loop Synagogue, which was founded in 1929 and has an 800-person congregation, was in the news early this year when it was vandalized by a man who broke a window and put two swastika stickers on the front door.
More than 10 days after it was vandalized, the 15-foot bronze statue of the former Confederate officer is still streaked with orange paint.
There is no reason to think that the marchers would have vandalized the statue, but their unopposed presence would have contaminated it.
After initial construction began in 1163, the building took more than a century to complete and has been vandalized many times.
The historic stadium, site of the opening and closing ceremony of the Rio Olympics, has been vandalized as stadium operators, the Rio state government, and Olympic organizers have fought over unpaid bills and management of the venue.
Senator Shelley Moore Capito’s office in Morgantown, West Virginia, was vandalized over the weekend, a local news station reports.
A vehicle in the 4200 block of Philadelphia Road was vandalized Monday.
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Related Wordsdesecrate, violate; graffiti, tag; bang up, break, damage, harm, hurt, impair, mar, shatter, spoil; annihilate, demolish, destroy, devastate, ravage, raven, raze, ruin, scourge, smash, tear down, total, waste, wipe out, wrack, wreck; sabotage; depredate, despoil, loot, maraud, pillage, plunder, ransack, sack, spoliate
Near Antonymsconserve, preserve, protect, save; salvage; build, rebuild
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