Destroy and Smash


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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

Smash is a synonym for destroy in demolish topic. In some cases you can use "Smash" instead a verb "Destroy", when it comes to topics like help, ruin. popular alternative
Nearby Words: destroyed, destroyer, destroying
Synonyms for Destroy


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Smash verb – To cause to break with violence and much noise.
Usage example: the drunken guest deliberately smashed a glass against the brick fireplace

Destroy is a synonym for smash in activity topic. You can use "Destroy" instead a verb "Smash", if it concerns topics such as help, demolish. popular alternative
Nearby Words: smashed, smashing, smasher, smashable
Synonyms for Smash

Common collocations

people destroy people smash people
way destroy way smash way
machine destroy machine smash machine
head destroy head smash head
Other nouns: boss, car, ship, planet, enemy, everyone, tank, objects, enemies, walls, tanks, robots.

Both words in one sentence

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