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Synonyms for annihilating

wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction

making light of

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Terrorism and its annihilating ideas, delinquent approach, rogue ideology and blatant acts are some of the most eminent challenges that we, along with the whole world, are facing.
Our bombs, our annihilating weaponry, are abortion, birth control, divorce, open and common-law relationships, plus the even less obvious obsession with pets.
Here the artist reveals cosmetic "artificiality" as a preternatural and annihilating expression of our image-obsessed culture.
He discussed his quest, begun in 1938 to find out "How come we are the only class of life on planet Earth systematically annihilating one another -- usually in the name of one or another Sacred System?
Rather than annihilating the medieval world-picture, Fowler maintains, post-Copernican astronomy actually complemented traditional beliefs in complex ways.
Leaving the fate of soil and people to the market would be tantamount to annihilating them.
At least people won't think it's about global terrorists annihilating innocent people under the flag of some fanatical cause.
AM I the only person not interested in annihilating David Blaine?
You can call up anything from an army of phantom knights to a raging giant capable of annihilating everything on the screen.
More than childhood itself, Baechler's fundamental theme seems the imaginative recognition of an innocence that in the face of our annihilating age remains mute, perhaps, but obstinate.