adjective see annihilate

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

  • annihilatory — an·ni·hi·la·to·ry …   English syllables

  • annihilatory — ləˌtōrē adjective : annihilative …   Useful english dictionary

  • annihilate — verb ( lated; lating) Etymology: Late Latin annihilatus, past participle of annihilare to reduce to nothing, from Latin ad + nihil nothing more at nil Date: 1525 transitive verb 1. a. to cause to be of no effect …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • 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

  • destructive — a. 1. Ruinous, pernicious, deleterious, baleful, mischievous, fatal, deadly. 2. [With of.] Extirpative, eradicative, annihilatory …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • devastating — adj 1. destructive, desolating, ruinous, ravaging; plundering, vandalizing, pillaging; extirpative, annihilative, annihilatory. 2. harmful, deleterious, pernicious, baleful, menacing, malign; wasting, enervating, weakening, debilitating; deadly,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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