Definition of Destroying

1. Verb. (present participle of destroy) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Destroying

1. destroy [v] - See also: destroy

Lexicographical Neighbors of Destroying

destroy
destroyable
destroyed
destroyed jeans
destroyer
destroyer escort
destroyer escorts
destroyer leader
destroyer leaders
destroyer minesweeper
destroyer minesweepers
destroyers
destroyest
destroyeth
destroyin'
destroying (current term)
destroying angel
destroys
destruct
destructed
destructibility
destructible
destructibleness
destructing
destruction
destruction fire
destruction permit
destructionist
destructionists
destructions

Literary usage of Destroying

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Roughing It by Mark Twain (2001)
""destroying Angels," as I understand it, are Latter-Day Saints who are set ... I had heard a deal about these Mormon destroying Angels and the dark and ..."

2. Phytopathology by American Phytopathological Society (1917)
"In the present work an attempt was made to prepare a synthetic medium which would support a growth of wood-destroying fungi at least a» good as that on the ..."

3. Commentaries on the Laws of England by Herbert Broom, Edward Alfred Hadley, William Wait, William Blackstone (1875)
"By various enactments (k) any person hindering the exportation of corn by violence or destroying granaries or grain intended for exportation, ..."

4. The Book of Tea by Kakuzō Okakura (1906)
"The past may well look with pity at the poverty of our civilisation; the future will laugh at the barrenness of our art. We are destroying art in destroying ..."

5. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1886)
"... removed in the manner prohibited by the law; that is, by some per- eon, without defacing and destroying the same at the time of such removal. ..."

6. An Abridgment of the Law of Nisi Prius by William Selwyn (1845)
"I. Of the Right of taking and destroying the Game at Common Law, and of the Stat. 1 &f 2 Will. IV. c. 32, p. 90S. II. Of the Appointment and Authority of ..."

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