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Synonyms for wrecking

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. razing, wrecking(noun)

    the event of a structure being completely demolished and leveled

    Synonyms:
    ruination, ruining, demolishing, ruin, leveling, tearing down, laying waste, razing

  2. laying waste, ruin, ruining, ruination, wrecking(noun)

    destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined

    Synonyms:
    razing, ruining, ruination, ruin, laying waste, dilapidation, downfall

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    destroying, sinking

How to use wrecking in a sentence?

  1. Sarah Palin:

    He was like a golden wrecking ball, he wrecked what needed to be wrecked … in order to allow us to rebuild.

  2. Jeff Garlin:

    By the way, to perform in front of Don Rickles, it’s not nerve-wrecking. It’s enjoyable, i am enjoying Jeff Garlin. I hope I perform in front of Don Rickles every night of my life !

  3. Tony Stewart:

    I had the option. I could have done something, but if I did that, I took a risk of wrecking the entire field to win the race, i chose to not wreck everybody, and I don't remember where we ended up, but we were leading until we got to the middle of the backstretch on the last lap.

  4. Jeff Sessions:

    I reject the idea that America will be a better place if marijuana is sold in every corner store. And I am astonished to hear people suggest that we can solve our heroin crisis by legalizing marijuana – so people can trade one life-wrecking dependency for another that’s only slightly less awful.

  5. Ken Kimmell:

    There is no way to sugarcoat this, President Trump has taken a wrecking ball to environmental protection in the US, frankly I didn't think this would happen with the severity with this is happening. We have had changes in powers before. Different presidents strike a different balance. But this is a severe attack that we didn't expect.

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#14164ruin
#14357destroying
#18374sinking
#25523leveling
#27947downfall
#33438wrecking
#36665ruining
#73999demolishing
#129130razing
#158990ruination
#225378dilapidation

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