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destroyed

adjective

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destroyed

verb
past tense of destroy

Synonyms & Antonyms of destroyed (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of
  • they practically destroyed the safe in order to get at the money inside
  • their poor scores on the final exam destroyed any chance they might have had to pass the course

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2 to bring destruction to (something) through violent action
  • wildfires destroyed thousands of acres in forests across the state

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3 to deprive of life
  • regrettably, the veterinarian was forced to destroy the injured horse

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“Destroyed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/destroyed. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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