Construct and Devastate


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

Devastate is an antonym for construct in build topic.
Nearby Words: construction, constructed, constructive, constructing, constructor
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Devastate verb – To bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of.
Usage example: the explosion devastated an entire city block

Construct is an antonym for devastate in demolish topic.
Nearby Words: devastation, devastating, devastator
Antonyms for Devastate
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Common collocations

life construct life devastate life
kind construct kind devastate kind
base construct base devastate base
plan construct plan devastate plan
Other nouns: ship, city, units, buildings, ships, structures, cities.
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Devastate and Construct. (2016). Retrieved 2021, April 18, from
Construct & Devastate. N.p., 2016. Web. 18 Apr. 2021. <>.
Devastate or Construct. 2016. Accessed April 18, 2021.

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