verb (used with object)
to destroy or ruin (a building or other structure), especially on purpose; tear down; raze.
to put an end to; destroy; explode:
The results of his research demolished many theories.
to lay waste to; ruin utterly:
The fire demolished the area.
Informal. to devour completely:
We simply demolished that turkey.
verb (transitive)
to tear down or break up (buildings, etc)
to destroy; put an end to (an argument, etc)
(facetious) to eat up: she demolished the whole cake!


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