Synonyms and Antonyms of annihilating
- the family's attempts to annihilate the roach population in their apartment had met with little success
- the tornado simply annihilated the family's home
beating, besting, clobbering, conquering, crushing, defeating, drubbing, licking, mastering, overbearing, overcoming, overmatching, prevailing (over), routing, scotching, skunking, subduing, surmounting, thrashing, trimming, triumphing (over), trouncing, walloping, whipping, winning (against)
blasting, blowing up, breaking, crippling, damaging, defacing, deteriorating, disfiguring, disintegrating, dissolving, dynamiting, harming, impairing, injuring, mangling, marring, mutilating, spoiling, vitiating
- we didn't just win; we absolutely annihilated them!
blowing away, bombing, burying, clobbering, creaming, drubbing, dusting, flattening, pasting, routing, shellacking, skinning, skunking, smoking [slang], smothering, snowing under, thrashing, trimming, tromping, trouncing, walloping, waxing [slang], whipping, whomping, whopping (or whapping), whupping
beating, besting, conquering, dispatching, hurdling, licking, mastering, overbearing, overcoming, overmatching, prevailing (over), subduing, surmounting, taking, throwing, triumphing (over), winning (against), worsting
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