Sentence for destroy | Use destroy in a sentence

How to use destroy in a sentence. The sentences below are ordered by length from shorter and easier to longer and more complex. They use destroy in a sentence, providing visitors a sentence for destroy.

  • I only hate and destroy. (12)
  • I read them and did not destroy them. (10)
  • These late hours destroy her complexion. (10)
  • This May madness could but destroy them both! (8)
  • The doctors say that a shock may destroy him. (10)
  • He sent them out stealthily to slay and to destroy. (19)
  • They should not strangle, they should not destroy him! (8)
  • Sad that so small a murmur should destroy it for ever! (10)
  • As for Crossjay, you see you destroy one of his chances. (10)
  • If my hatred could destroy them there would not be one left. (8)
  • A woman would instantly breathe the world on it to destroy it. (10)
  • The relish should heighten, not destroy, a taste for good food. (16)
  • But that hope I have, and I am confident that you will not destroy it. (10)
  • I can destroy you, but my name is Clementine and so I will grant you mercy. (5)
  • I have the comfort of knowing that I did my share in helping to destroy her. (10)
  • Was there something fatal about her that must destroy the men she had to do with? (8)
  • But a summons has come to me to destroy, to extinguish and destroy myself. (12)
  • Petty, however, on no account to destroy or mislay any journal, but to keep them in a pile in his study. (8)
  • But we have some possessions that not even the infuriate zeal of builders can utterly abolish and destroy. (2)
  • The Fates must indeed be hard, the Ordeal severe, the Destiny dark, that could destroy so bright a Spring! (10)
  • It was enough for them that she was to be a visitor, and would thus destroy the great circle they had projected. (10)
  • But now the question was with the English, should they keep Quebec or destroy it, as they had destroyed Louisburg? (19)
  • But the modern tendency is to a type where flames do not destroy, nor moth corrupt, nor thieves break through and steal. (9)
  • It is a mistake to finish the painted trim with a glossy enamel, for this will destroy its quietness and background effect. (17)
  • There were provisions in law for extreme cases; but to have Christian declared irresponsible would not destroy the disgrace. (12)
  • Vaudreuil did not wait for the English commander to make the first move; he attempted to destroy the English fleet with fire-ships. (19)
  • She supports herself and him by washing for the poor people among whom they live, at rates which destroy Chinese and domestic competition. (1)
  • But, pugnaciously as your loud voice summons to the strife, it will never destroy the sacred and venerable things which are worthy to endure. (5)
  • Over the rose-bush Miss Naylor peered down at her; and though she was obliged to stand on tiptoe this did not altogether destroy her dignity. (8)
  • She had done more, perhaps, in her way than any woman about town to destroy the sense of chivalry which still clogs the wheel of civilization. (8)

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Definition of destroy:

  • destroy, de-stroy’, v.i. to unbuild or pull down: to overturn: to ruin: to put an end to: | pr.p. destroy’ing: | pa.p. destroyed’. | n. destroy’er. (0)

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