Definitions of Destroying

  1. of Destroy

Usage examples for Destroying

  1. Germany could win the war in only one way: that was by destroying Allied shipping to such an extent that the Allied sea communications would be cut, and the supplies of men and munitions and food from the United States shut off. – The Victory At Sea by William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick
  2. Caffa was infinitely better fitted than Kertch to satisfy those conditions which the official orders announced as the grounds for destroying its commercial position. – Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. by Xavier Hommaire de Hell
  3. How unreasonable, how blind with rage must have been that administration of affairs which so quickly brought the Government to the necessity of destroying its own means of defense in order, as it publicly declared, " to maintain its life"! – The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2) by Jefferson Davis
  4. It is so certain that the stings were not purposely directed against her, that several of the workers were themselves killed; and surely they could not intend destroying one another. – New observations on the natural history of bees by Francis Huber
  5. Water and narrow tires aid each other in destroying streets, macadam, gravel, and earth roads. – The Future of Road-making in America by Archer Butler Hulbert