Destroy and Finish off


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Destroy verb – To bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of.
Finish off is a synonym for destroy in annihilate topic. In some cases you can use "Finish off" instead a verb "Destroy", when it comes to topics like kill.
Nearby Words: destroyed, destroyer, destroying
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Finish off

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Finish off verb – Finish a task completely.
Destroy is a synonym for finish off in kill topic. You can use "Destroy" instead a verb "Finish off", if it concerns topics such as erase.
Synonyms for Finish off

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  • Video Game / Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain It still requires Big Boss to destroy Sahelanthropus and finish off Skull Face though.
  • Kill Sat It's used in Stage 3 to destroy the Big Bad and his headquarters, as well as to finish off the Giant Spider Tank boss.
    Source: Kill Sat
  • Video Game / Time Crisis In Razing Storm, your allies have one, and it's used to destroy the Big Bad and finish off the boss of Stage 3.
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