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(动词) 
Definition
to ruin
The building was completely destroyed.
同义词
ruin
Roads have been destroyed and crops ruined.
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smash
The authorities were trying to smash a smuggling ring.
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devastate
A fire devastated large parts of the castle.
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break down
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wreck
Vandals wrecked the garden.
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shatter
Something like that really shatters your confidence.
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wipe out
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dispatch
They may catch him and dispatch him immediately.
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demolish
The building is being demolished to make way for a motorway.
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trash (slang)
Would they trash the place when the party was over?
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total (slang)
I broke my collar bone and totalled the bike.
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ravage
The soldiers had ravaged the village.
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slay (archaic, literary)
the hill where he slew the dragon
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torpedo
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desolate
A great famine desolated the country.
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put paid to
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raze
Dozens of villages have been razed.
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blow to bits
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extirpate (archaic)
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blow sky-high
(动词) 
Such criticism would have destroyed a more sensitive person.
同义词
devastate (informal)
If word of this gets out, it will devastate his family.
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overwhelm
He was overwhelmed by a longing for times past.
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overpower
I was so overpowered by shame that I was unable to speak.
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floor (informal)
I was floored by the announcement.
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take aback
I was taken aback when a stranger answered the phone.
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chagrin
He was chagrined at missing such an easy goal.
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nonplus
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(动词) 
Definition
to kill (an animal)
The horse had to be destroyed.
同义词
slaughter
Whales and dolphins are still being slaughtered for commercial gain.
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kill
More than 1,000 people have been killed by the armed forces.
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put down
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exterminate
A huge effort was made to exterminate the rats.
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put to sleep
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Definition
to put an end to
They could destroy the enemy in days rather than weeks.
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annihilate
The army was annihilated.
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wipe out
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obliterate
Whole villages were obliterated by the fire.
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erase
They are desperate to erase the memory of their defeat.
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eradicate
battling to eradicate illnesses such as malaria and tetanus
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extinguish
The message extinguished her hopes of seeing her friend any time soon.
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liquidate
They have not hesitated in the past to liquidate their rivals.
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root out
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extirpate (archaic)
The Romans wished to extirpate Druidism in Britain.
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wipe from the face of the earth
(动词) 
Definition
to crush or defeat
The team destroyed their opponents in a one-sided game.
同义词
defeat
His guerrillas defeated the colonial army.
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beat
He was easily beaten into third place.
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master
She needs to master her fears of becoming ill.
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tank (slang)
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crush
The military operation was the first step in a plan to crush the uprising.
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overwhelm
One massive assault would overwhelm the weakened enemy.
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conquer
a Navajo myth about a great warrior who conquers the spiritual enemies of his people
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overthrow
The government was overthrown in a military coup three years ago.
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lick (informal)
He might be able to lick us all in a fair fight.
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undo
Our hopes of a victory were undone by an error from the goalkeeper.
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subdue
They admit they have not been able to subdue the rebels.
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rout
The Norman army routed the English opposition.
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overpower
Britain's tennis No.1 yesterday overpowered his American rival.
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quell
Troops eventually quelled the unrest.
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trounce
Australia trounced France by sixty points to four.
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clobber (slang)
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stuff (slang)
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vanquish
a happy ending in which the hero vanquishes the monsters
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subjugate
Their costly attempt to subjugate the citizens lasted 10 years.
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run rings around (informal)
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wipe the floor with (informal)
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make mincemeat of (informal)
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pip at the post
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outplay
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blow out of the water (slang)

其他同义词

in the sense of beat
Definition
to overcome or defeat
He was easily beaten into third place.
同义词
stuff (slang),
tank (slang),
lick (informal),
clobber (slang),
run rings around (informal),
wipe the floor with (informal),
knock spots off (informal),
make mincemeat of (informal),
pip at the post,
outplay,
blow out of the water (slang),
put in the shade (informal),
bring to their knees
in the sense of chagrin
He was chagrined at missing such an easy goal.
in the sense of conquer
Definition
to defeat (an opponent or opponents)
a Navajo myth about a great warrior who conquers the spiritual enemies of his people
同义词
stuff (slang),
tank (slang),
lick (informal),
get the better of,
clobber (slang),
prevail over,
checkmate,
run rings around (informal),
wipe the floor with (informal),
make mincemeat of (informal),
put in their place,
blow out of the water (slang),
bring to their knees

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The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?
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