(Physics) The phenomenon in which a particle and an antiparticle, such as an electron and a positron, meet and are converted to a combination of energy or energetic particles approximately equivalent to the sum of their masses. The action of the verb to crush.
(Archaic) A falling down, as of a building, wall, etc.
The act by which something is dismantled.
The act or work of a wrecker The act of devastating, or the state of being devastated; a laying waste.
Explosives, especially when designed or used as weapons.
A dead person; human remains
Erection is defined as an upright structure or building, or to the putting up of a building, or to a penis that has become hard and enlarged due to sexual arousal.
Bloody and extensive slaughter, esp. in battle; bloodshed
A liquidating or being liquidated
(Sports) The throwing of a ball over and beyond a target, especially in baseball. (Astronomy) The absorption or scattering of electromagnetic radiation emitted by astronomical objects by intervening dust and gas before it reaches the observer.
The act by which something dissolves.
Accidental destruction of a ship; a shipwreck.
The actions or beliefs of an iconoclast
A wrecking or being wrecked
A person or thing that wrecks A rout or decisive defeat.
The natural or induced transformation of an atomic nucleus from a more massive to a less massive configuration by the emission of particles or radiation.
The dissolving of a material in a liquid.
Spontaneous disintegration of a subatomic particle with the emission of energetic particles or radiation, such as electrons and neutrinos or gamma ray photons.
The state of being plucked up by the roots.
The act or an instance of subverting.
An instance of restoring or of being restored:
The cessation of an effort, activity, state, or motion.
The definition of abolition is the act of stopping something, or the state of being stopped.
The act or an instance of murder, destruction, etc. The act of bombing, especially towns or cities
The act by which something burns or is burned.
The act of blowing something up with dynamite.
The act or an instance of robbing, plundering, or laying waste
The definition of sabotage is an intentional destruction of something.
The act by which something is ravaged.
A cheap, coarse cloth, as burlap, woven of flax, hemp, jute, etc., used esp. for making sacks
The definition of a collision occurs when two things crash into each other, or when two opposing ideas come into conflict. The sound or action of something that crashes.
The action of the verb to fall.
felling The act by which something is felled.
(Chiefly in the plural) The remains after gutting a fish.
The act of something that shatters. Gerund: The action of the verb to smash.
The signal for the beginning of Judgment Day
The amount of something lost:
The extant writings of a deceased person.
The act of prostrating oneself.
Damage or harm done to or suffered by a person or thing:
The system of adjudication that declares instances of bankruptcy:
The state of being starved (Often used with the, sometimes capitalized: the Plague) The bubonic plague, the pestilent disease caused by the virulent bacterium Yersinia pestis.
Destruction or surrender of anything for the sake of something else; devotion of some desirable object in behalf of a higher object, or to a claim deemed more pressing. The state of being disorganized; as, the disorganization of the body, or of government.
Formation is defined as an arrangement, the way something is arranged or a coming together. An ill fate; an impending severe occurrence or danger that seems inevitable.
The indiscriminate, merciless killing of a number of human beings
(Archaic) Complete and irreparable loss; ruin
conservation preservation (antonym) The act of prolonging existence, of keeping something alive or active.
Compensation by a nation defeated in a war for economic losses suffered by the victor or for crimes committed against individuals, payable in money, labor, goods, etc.
Something constructed; structure; building
The definition of a creation is something that has been made or brought into existence. The act of improving; advancement or growth; promotion in desirable qualities; progress toward what is better; melioration; as, the improvement of the mind, of land, roads, etc.
The definition of a building is a structure or the process of making a structure.
A cause or source of ruin; downfall:
Seaweed or other marine plant life cast up on shore Something that has been broken.
(--- Archaic) A person employed to help, especially a farm worker or domestic servant.
Any fall, failure, debacle, etc.
The end of life, when physical functions and vital signs stop.
The work or business of a butcher
The act of something that tramples.
A bag, especially one made of strong material for holding grain or objects in bulk.
The bacterium, fungus, or virus that causes such a disease.
Food left over from one meal and, often, eaten at a later meal Synonym Study
implies a state of ruin or shabbiness resulting from neglect the dilapidation of a deserted house
suggests total destruction or devastation, as following an earthquake or hurricane the storm wreaked havoc along the coast
implies a state of decay, disintegration, etc. especially through such natural processes as age and weather the barn is in a state of ruin
implies annihilation or demolition, as by fire, explosion, flood, etc. the destruction of the village in an air raid
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