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de·struc·tive

destructive

 
 
pronunciation:
dih struhk tihv
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part of speech: adjective
definition: causing complete ruin or destruction.
Tornados can be very destructive.Hatred is a destructive emotion.
 
synonyms:
catastrophic, devastating, poisonous
similar words:
damaging, deadly, detrimental, harmful, vicious
derivations: destructively (adv.), destructiveness (n.)
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The word destructive contains the following part:
struct Latin root that means build