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Demolish

Demolish appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • "Note, LA: I demolish self to help man; I attain ample hot flesh," silo media let on.
  • Now, fresh Caesar, as each silo meditates, puma isles sever it… new entire vessels I am upset at I demolish, Caesar, as each serf won.
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Definition of the verb demolish

What does demolish mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: demolished | demolishing | demolishes

  1. destroy completely
  2. ruin or destroy
  3. eat up completely, as with great appetite
  4. defeat soundly and humiliatingly

Alternative definition of the verb demolish

verb

  1. To destroy; to destruct
  2. [transitive] To utterly defeat

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Google previewExploring Religion in Our Time (Penerbit USM)

by Chandra Muzaffar

The first and perhaps most pernicious myth on identity that one should endeavour to demolish is that of religious exclusivity, of religious purity.

Google previewMetaphor, Metonymy, and Experientialist Philosophy (2005)

Challenging Cognitive Semantics by Verena Haser

the term demolish is a member of the source domain BUILDINGS. In virtue of its connection to items such as attack, shoot down (arguments), etc., it might be argued ...

Google previewModernism (1998)

An Anthology of Sources and Documents by Vassiliki Kolocotroni

The first illusion to demolish is the division of women into two classes: the mistress and the mother. Every well balanced and developed woman knows that no such division exists, that Nature has endowed the Complete Woman with a faculty ...

Google preview2007 ARCC Spring Research Conference (2008)

Green Challenges in Research, Practice, and Design Education, 16-18 April, 2007, Eugene, Oregon, USA, University of Oregon by Architectural Research Centers Consortium. Spring Conference

The decision to demolish is a function both of pragmatics and of ideology. It is arguably more cost effective to shift the responsibility for the construction, maintenance and operation of subsidized housing to the private sectorvi. But from an ...

Google previewThe Judicial Dictionary: Judicial dictionary (1903)

by Frederick Stroud, Elsie May Wheeler, John McDonald Burke

130, where the offence prescribed is if any one “ shall unlawfully and with force demolish or pull down, or begin to demolish or pull down, any Erection and Building or Engine” used in any Trade or Manufactory; on which it was held that ...

Google previewThe Judicial Dictionary, of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted (1903)

To which Has Been Added Statutory Definitions by Frederick Stroud

130, where the offence prescribed is if any one " shall unlawfully and with force demolish or pull down, or begin to demolish or pull down, any Erection and Building or Engine " used in any Trade or Manufactory; on which it was hold that ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Panjábí Language (1854)

Demolishing; the price of demolishing. agrést dhawá, uná, v. a. To cause to be carried; to cause to be thrown down. Rār qhá, s. f. Falling, demolition, destruction, ruin; sighing; Kät fizers or *ext, to throw down, to demolish, ...

Google previewThe Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus (2006)

by Elizabeth Jewell

pull or break down; demolish. 2 end the existence of; kill (esp. an animal). 3 make useless; spoil utterly. 4 defeat (destroyed the enemy). m 1 raze, wipe out; annihilate, eradicate; col- log. trash. 2 ruin, do away with, terminate, finish; put away, ...

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Usage statistics about demolish

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb demolish:

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I demolish my bridges behind me - then there is no choice but forward. (Fridtjof Nansen)
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Scrabble value of D2E1M3O1L1I1S1H4

The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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