Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who overthrows, vanquishes, or destroys.

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  • noun One who overthrows.

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Examples

  • If I were to destroy what those who came before me established, I should be justly convicted of being not a builder, but an overthrower, so testifies the voice of the Truth, who says ‘Every kingdom divided against itself shall not stand’ (Lk 11: 17); and every science and law divided against itself shall be destroyed.

    It’s a miracle Shea-Porter didn’t talk about cooking her colleagues’ dinners. | RedState

  • If I were to destroy what those who came before me established, I should be justly convicted of being not a builder, but an overthrower, so testifies the voice of the Truth, who says ‘Every kingdom divided against itself shall not stand’ (Lk 11: 17); and every science and law divided against itself shall be destroyed.

    West Virginia’s Coal Civil War? | RedState

  • If I were to destroy what those who came before me established, I should be justly convicted of being not a builder, but an overthrower, so testifies the voice of the Truth, who says ‘Every kingdom divided against itself shall not stand’ (Lk 11: 17); and every science and law divided against itself shall be destroyed.

    Gov. Chris Christie (R, NJ) plants one right between the eyes. | RedState

  • If I were to destroy what those who came before me established, I should be justly convicted of being not a builder, but an overthrower, so testifies the voice of the Truth, who says ‘Every kingdom divided against itself shall not stand’ (Lk 11: 17); and every science and law divided against itself shall be destroyed.

    A bit… petulant to cut 9/11 health funding, no? | RedState

  • If I were to destroy what those who came before me established, I should be justly convicted of being not a builder, but an overthrower, so testifies the voice of the Truth, who says ‘Every kingdom divided against itself shall not stand’ (Lk 11: 17); and every science and law divided against itself shall be destroyed.

    These ‘I regret my 2008 vote’ pieces are going to be excruciating… | RedState

  • If I were to destroy what those who came before me established, I should be justly convicted of being not a builder, but an overthrower, so testifies the voice of the Truth, who says ‘Every kingdom divided against itself shall not stand’ (Lk 11: 17); and every science and law divided against itself shall be destroyed.

    ‘He was supposed to be competent.’ Wait, what? | RedState

  • If I were to destroy what those who came before me established, I should be justly convicted of being not a builder, but an overthrower, so testifies the voice of the Truth, who says ‘Every kingdom divided against itself shall not stand’ (Lk 11: 17); and every science and law divided against itself shall be destroyed.

    It’s a miracle Shea-Porter didn’t talk about cooking her colleagues’ dinners. | RedState

  • If I were to destroy what those who came before me established, I should be justly convicted of being not a builder, but an overthrower, so testifies the voice of the Truth, who says ‘Every kingdom divided against itself shall not stand’ Lk 11:17; and every science and law divided against itself shall be destroyed.

    Obama the Patronizing Lecturer, Refusing to Yield and Force on you the Change You Don’t Want | RedState

  • If I were to destroy what those who came before me established, I should be justly convicted of being not a builder, but an overthrower, so testifies the voice of the Truth, who says ‘Every kingdom divided against itself shall not stand’ Lk 11:17; and every science and law divided against itself shall be destroyed.

    Obama the Patronizing Lecturer, Refusing to Yield and Force on you the Change You Don’t Want | RedState

  • If I were to destroy what those who came before me established, I should be justly convicted of being not a builder, but an overthrower, so testifies the voice of the Truth, who says ‘Every kingdom divided against itself shall not stand’ Lk 11:17; and every science and law divided against itself shall be destroyed.

    NYT: Liberal Admits Health Reform is Suicidal for Dems — urges doing it anyway | RedState

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