Definitions

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  • adj. Causing annihilation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Annihilative.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Annihilating; tending to annihilate or destroy.

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Examples

  • Despite calls in its annual New Year's message for a Korean peninsula free of nuclear weapons, the communist North, which has conducted two nuclear tests since 2006, also said its military was ready for "prompt, merciless and annihilatory action" against its enemies.

    N. Korea warns war would bring 'nuclear holocaust'

  • Despite calls in its annual New Year's message for a Korean peninsula free of nuclear weapons, the North, which has conducted two nuclear tests since 2006, also said its military was ready for "prompt, merciless and annihilatory action" against its enemies.

    North Korea Calls For Better Ties With Warning

  • Despite calls in its annual New Year's message for a Korean peninsula free of nuclear weapons, the communist North, which has conducted two nuclear tests since 2006, also said its military is ready for "prompt, merciless and annihilatory action" against its enemies.

    North Korea Warns War Would Bring 'Nuclear Holocaust'

  • Summoning evil into the world to fight evil is still evil and, with weapons that are so permanently toxic, so indiscriminate in their annihilatory capacity, and so costly in every way, the permanent evil of building these omnicidal weapons outranks all transitory evils they are meant to destroy.

    Tom H. Hastings: Nukes versus Humanity

  • Do they really believe that, after sixty years of living under siege from the annihilatory Arab onslaught, Israel actually wants more of the same?

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • That is why people in Britain, America and elsewhere cannot grasp the significance of Mumbai; that is why they bay against America's alleged ‘crimes’ of self-defence against those who wish to murder American citizens; that is why they persist in viewing Israel, the six decade-long target of annihilatory aggression, as the oppressor in the region.

    A new kind of warfare

  • Accept global slavery under an ever more rapacious & annihilatory USA nuclear fascist tyranny†¦

    Think Progress » Brzezinski: Air Strike on Iran Could ‘Merit the Impeachment of the President’

  • For example, that you are determined to confront terrorism and incitement, whether committed by Palestinians or Israelis So you think that annihilatory terror is the equivalent to the attempt by its victims to defend themselves against it, do you?

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • To which Ricardo penciled this annihilatory comment:

    The Worldly Philosophers

  • Falling, they fused; coalescing and again splashing apart as they descended through the inferno of annihilatory vibrations in an appalling rain which might very well have been sprinkled from the hottest middle of the central core of hell itself.

    Gray Lensman

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