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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of destroy.

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Examples

  • Telling the story of a man whose attraction for the ungulant of the title destroys his marriage, the drama goes on to win the Tony Award as Best Play.

    Playbill.com : News

  • Denaturation of green fluorescent protein destroys fluorescence, as might be expected, and mutations to residues surrounding the tripeptide fluorophore can dramatically alter the fluorescence properties.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • The character which Costner destroys is some kind of reformed killer like Shane or the preacher from Pale Rider with the stoicism of every strong but silent character that Clint and John Wayne have played dozens of times.

    All we need is Blog?

  • Trade allegedly does not foster growth because when it begins, a flood of imports of factory origin destroys the handicraft manufacturing of the less developed country: the models for this are the effects of British exports of textiles and of iron in India and Chile in the first half of the nineteenth century.

    Sir Arthur Lewis - Prize Lecture

  • They not only take care of their children together, but they do everything together; and when they grow blind, which I am sorry to say is very common, for the smoke they live in destroys their eyes at last, they take sweet care of one another.

    Life Among The Piutes: Their Wrongs and Claims

  • He who has once broken his word destroys all belief in himself, no matter though he afterwards give his life in defense of truth.

    The Northern Light

  • All that destroys is transitory, but order is everlasting.

    Parables From Nature

  • The good he destroys is valuable, and it is none of his own; they are his Lord's goods that he wastes, which must be accounted for.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume V (Matthew to John)

  • Using non-C3D objects to label destroys most of the point of making C3D models, you are essentially doing LDt with C3D.

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  • Higher saving in the short term destroys income; how does economy adjust?

    EconTalk

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