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having the capability or effect of damaging irreparably

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causing destruction or much damage

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If you can't discuss small grievances, irritations or fears, they can eat away destructively at an otherwise happy relationship.
But the cloak would be designed so that when the two are together, the waves scattering off of both objects would combine destructively and cancel out each other, Engheta says.
It describes how some couples are destructively bad for each other but still stay together due to an irrational (but very human) addiction.
Sweeping destructively in and pushing Liverpool's best manager since Dalglish to the brink, they are going to wreck one of football'smost revered clubs just as it threatens to achieve greatness.
to adopt and implement sustainable seafood policies with the idea that ultimately down the road they are only buying and selling sustainable seafood, and not seafood from destructively fished species or stocks or seafood that is fished in a destructive method, like bottom trawling," Beth Fitzgerald, senior oceans campaigner at Washington-based Greenpeace tells Grocery Headquarters.
Combining terahertz imaging with a multiple sensor platform technology, TeraView has shown that terahertz light has the potential to quickly, accurately and non destructively measure tablet features, such as tablet integrity or, coating thickness and density, while the tablets are in a state of fast and random motion as found on a tablet compression machine.
Sweeping destructively in and pushing Liverpool's best manager since Dalglish to the brink, they are going to wreck one of football's most revered clubs just as it threatens to achieve greatness.
She must also cope with an evil new roommate, Honey, who has a vicious tongue, detests Calypso as a colonial upstart, and meddles destructively in other people's lives.
I didn't destructively test my unit, but I bet the wire would pull away before the connector.
But if the spouse is brutally and destructively abusive, part of keeping those vows is to do whatever is possible to end the circumstances that make the abuse possible.
It also adds needlessly and destructively to Americans' disenchantment with the presidential candidates who would lead them.
The idea of a personal relationship with God is confined to particular beliefs, especially those of certain Christian philosophies so prevalent and destructively a part of the political discourse in this country today.
Georgia, once considered the cote d'azur and breadbasket of the Soviet Union, now looks like a Third World country: poor in resources and destructively corrupt.
Not only are biodiversity and climate being destructively altered, but lives are also being irreversibly harmed.