Annihilative
Annihilative An*ni"hi*la*tive, a. Serving to annihilate; destructive. [1913 Webster]

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  • annihilative — index dire, disastrous, fatal, lethal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • annihilative — an·ni·hi·la·tive (ə nīʹə lā tĭv, ə lə ) adj. Capable of causing utter destruction or serving to destroy utterly: “The possession of annihilative power has not slowed down the drive toward even more fiendish modes of inflicting wholesale death”… …   Universalium

  • annihilative — adjective wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction possessing annihilative power a devastating hurricane the guns opened a withering fire • Syn: ↑annihilating, ↑devastating, ↑withering • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • annihilative — adj. destructive, devastating; nullifying; voiding, canceling …   English contemporary dictionary

  • annihilative — an·ni·hi·la·tive …   English syllables

  • annihilate — annihilative /euh nuy euh lay tiv, euh leuh /, annihilatory /euh nuy euh leuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. /euh nuy euh layt /, v.t., annihilated, annihilating. 1. to reduce to utter ruin or nonexistence; destroy utterly: The heavy bombing almost… …   Universalium

  • annihilating — adjective 1. wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction (Freq. 1) possessing annihilative power a devastating hurricane the guns opened a withering fire • Syn: ↑annihilative, ↑devastating, ↑withering …   Useful english dictionary

  • withering — I noun any weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of use) • Syn: ↑atrophy • Derivationally related forms: ↑wither, ↑atrophy (for: ↑atrophy) • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Annihilatory — An*ni hi*la*to*ry, a. Annihilative. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • devastating — adj. 1. highly critical; making light of; as, a devastating portrait of human folly. Syn: annihilating, withering. [WordNet 1.5] 2. causing or capable of causing complete destruction; as, a devastating hurricane. Syn: annihilative. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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