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  1. constructive(adj)

    constructing or tending to construct or improve or promote development

    "constructive criticism"; "a constructive attitude"; "a constructive philosophy"; "constructive permission"

    Antonyms:
    annihilating, devastating, cataclysmal, mordant, cataclysmic, vitriolic, blasting, damaging, erosive, annihilative, ruinous, soul-destroying, iconoclastic, corrosive, negative, crushing, withering, ravaging, wasteful, destructive, neutral, caustic

  2. constructive(adj)

    emphasizing what is laudable or hopeful or to the good

    "constructive criticism"

    Antonyms:
    vitriolic, ruinous, negative, destructive, ravaging, caustic, wasteful, damaging, devastating, soul-destroying, neutral, erosive, annihilative, cataclysmal, blasting, withering, cataclysmic, mordant, crushing, corrosive, annihilating, iconoclastic

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  1. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan:

    We are making the same call to both countries for issues to be resolved peacefully, we are not picking sides between the countries. Our stance is clear: balanced and constructive.

  2. Prakash Sakpal:

    We don't see any quick end to this state of the markets until we see some resolution, constructive dialogue and something very solid in terms of deals. But the hopes for that are a bit misplaced currently.

  3. Jim Kenney:

    The collective hope of our local government and the Walter Wallace Jr. family is that releasing the recordings on November 4 will provide enough time to calm tensions and for the recordings to be released in the most constructive manner possible.

  4. The White House:

    In particular, President Obama emphasized the importance now of Russia playing a constructive role by ceasing its air campaign against moderate opposition forces in Syria.

  5. Christopher Grayling:

    There are different opinions in the party. Everyone has to go out of their way to make sure that the debate within the Conservative Party is a constructive one, an amicable one and one that doesn't involve attacks on each other, and then from a Conservative point of view after the event we've really got to make sure that when the result comes in, we come together, we heal the party, we move beyond the discussions at the moment and we win in 2020.

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