Destruction

(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->Nonproduction.
<- N
PARAG:Destruction->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ 1
=>{ant,161,}
destruction
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ waste
waste
dissolution
breaking up
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ diruption
diruption
disruption
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ consumption
consumption
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ disorganization
disorganization
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ fall
fall
downfall
ruin
perdition
crash
eboulement
smash
havoc
delabrement
debacle
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ break down
break down
break up
fall apart
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ prostration
prostration
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ desolation
desolation
bouleversement
wreck
wrack
shipwreck
cataclysm
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ washout
washout
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ extinction
extinction
annihilation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ destruction of life
destruction of life
&c. 361
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ knock-down blow
knock-down blow
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ doom
doom
crack of doom
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ destroying
destroying
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ demolition
demolition
demolishment
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ overthrow
overthrow
subversion
suppression
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ abolition
abolition
&c.(abrogation) 756
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ biblioclasm
biblioclasm
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ sacrifice
sacrifice
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ ravage
ravage
devastation
razzia
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ incendiarism
incendiarism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ revolution
revolution
&c. 146
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ extirpation
extirpation
&c.(extraction) 301
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ commencement de la fin
commencement de la fin
road to ruin
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ dilapidation
dilapidation
&c.(deterioration) 659
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ sabotage
sabotage
PARAG:Destruction->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be destroyed
be destroyed
&c.???
perish
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ fall to the ground
fall to the ground
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ tumble
tumble
topple
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ go to pieces
go to pieces
fall to pieces
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ break up
break up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ crumble to dust
crumble to dust
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ go to the dogs
go to the dogs
go to the wall
go to smash
go to shivers
go to wreck
go to pot
go to wrack and ruin
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ go by the board
go by the board
go all to smash
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be all over
be all over
be all up
be all with
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ totter to its fall
totter to its fall
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ destroy
destroy
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ do away with
do away with
make away with
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ nullify
nullify
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ annual
annual
&c. 756
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ sacrifice
sacrifice
demolish
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ tear up
tear up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ overturn
overturn
overthrow
overwhelm
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ upset
upset
subvert
put an end to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ seal the doom of
seal the doom of
do in
do for
dish
???>*
undo
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ break up
break up
cut up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ break down
break down
cut down
pull down
mow down
blow down
beat down
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ suppress
suppress
quash
put down
do a job on
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ cut short
cut short
take off
blot out
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ dispel
dispel
dissipate
dissolve
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ consume
consume
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ smash
smash
crash
quell
squash
squelch
crumple up
shatter
shiver
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ batter to pieces
batter to pieces
tear to pieces
crush to pieces
cut to pieces
shake to pieces
pull to pieces
pick to pieces
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ laniate
laniate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ nip
nip
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ tear to rags
tear to rags
tear to tatters
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ crush to atoms
crush to atoms
knock to atoms
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ ruin
ruin
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ strike out
strike out
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ throw over
throw over
knock down over
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ fell
fell
sink
swamp
scuttle
wreck
shipwreck
ingulf
submerge
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ lay in ashes
lay in ashes
lay in ruins
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ sweep away
sweep away
erase
wipe out
expunge
raze
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ level with the dust
level with the dust
level with the ground
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ deal destruction
deal destruction
lay waste
ravage gut
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ disorganize
disorganize
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ dismantle
dismantle
&c.(render useless) 645
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ devour
devour
swallow up
desolate
devastate
sap
mine
blast
bomb
blow to smithereens
drop the big one
confound
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ exterminate
exterminate
extinguish
quench
annihilate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ snuff out
snuff out
put out
stamp out
trample out
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ lay in the dust
lay in the dust
trample in the dust
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ prostrate
prostrate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ tread under foot
tread under foot
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ crush under foot
crush under foot
trample under foot
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ lay the ax to the root of
lay the ax to the root of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ make short work of
make short work of
make clean sweep of
make mincemeat of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ cut up root and branch
cut up root and branch
chop into pieces
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ fling to the winds
fling to the winds
scatter to the winds
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ throw overboard
throw overboard
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ strike at the root of
strike at the root of
sap the foundations of
spring a mine
blow up
ravage with fire and sword
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ cast to the dogs
cast to the dogs
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ eradicate
eradicate
&c. 301
PARAG:Destruction->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ destroyed
destroyed
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ perishing
perishing
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ trembling to its fall
trembling to its fall
nodding to its fall
tottering to its fall
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ in course of-destruction
in course of-destruction
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ extinct
extinct
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ all-destroying
all-destroying
all-devouring
all-engulfing
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ destructive
destructive
subversive
ruinous
incendiary
deletory|
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ destroying
destroying
&c.->N.
suicidal
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ deadly
deadly
&c.(killing) 361
PARAG:Destruction->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ with crushing effect
with crushing effect
with a sledge hammer

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