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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of destroy.
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- adj. p. p. of destroy.
- adj. destroyed physically or morally.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. destroyed physically or morally
- adj. spoiled or ruined or demolished
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ARTICLE I. _That all plantations shall be totally destroyed, their cane and outbuildings burned, and railroad connections destroyed_.
Now, however slight might be the value of the work in question destroyed, it is surely of startling interest to know that _work may be destroyed_, or worse still, defaced and tampered with, at the present moment in full London, with the joyous approval of the major part of the popular press.
a case it was not improbable that the army might be destroyed as an organization, and there is a vast difference between a _destroyed_ army and a _defeated_ army.
The label destroyed John Kerry, and Romney's propensity to change his mind makes Kerry's switches look tame to the point of irrelevance.
It has also turned down agency requests to visit three other sites that the IAEA suspects are linked to what it describes as the destroyed reactor.
Watching everything you own get destroyed is a "surreal" feeling, House said.
And the reason why these best are destroyed is because John Barleycorn stands on every highway and byway, accessible, law-protected, saluted by the policeman on the beat, speaking to them, leading them by the hand to the places where the good fellows and daring ones forgather and drink deep.
In the chaos of the '90s, ships were broken up for metal and quick cash, replacing what was so easily destroyed is difficult and expensive.
It seems to me that getting kicked out of your house and then having your house destroyed is not conducive to “normal life.”
Despite the best efforts of some it seems that Ed has once again destroyed a good thread.