Construct and Destroy


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Construct verb – To form by putting together parts or materials.
Usage example: constructed a hydroelectric dam across the river

Destroy is an antonym for construct in topics: build, assemble.
Nearby Words: construction, constructed, constructive, constructing, constructor
Antonyms for Construct


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Destroy verb – To bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of.
Usage example: their poor scores on the final exam destroyed any chance they might have had to pass the course

Construct is an antonym for destroy in topics: demolish, rid.
Nearby Words: destroyed, destroyer, destroying
Antonyms for Destroy
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Common collocations

life construct life destroy life
body construct body destroy body
system construct system destroy system
station construct station destroy station
Other nouns: base, house, way, building, tower, weapon, ship, fleet, bridge, city, objects, units, buildings, ships, cities, robots.

Both words in one sentence

  • In Might and Magic VIII, a non-malfunctioning Ancient construct, Escaton tries to destroy the world.
  • Now take The Seer; like the sprites, it's a construct of human design, and like the sprites, it was designed to destroy everything.
  • Video Game / Homeworld In the sixth mission, you are ordered to destroy a Taiidani Heavy Cruiser using Leech drones, since you don't have the ability to construct anything that can take it down in a head-on fight.
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