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destroys

verb , present tense third-person singular of destroy

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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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