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    Definition of destroying in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFdestroySGdestroysPT, PPdestroyedPREdés-SUF-ing
    1. present participle of destroy.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Its supportability came to an end when a fire at a parts supplier destroyed the molds for key parts.
        • Gaston Bachelard, Psychoanalysis of Fire (1987) p. 6: Everyone must destroy even more carefully than his phobias, his “philias,” his complacent acceptance of first intuitions.
        • It gives a pair of drunken bums direction, purpose and thriving small businesses but it destroys their friendship and warps their morals in the process.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Morphemes
        • Suffixes
          • Words by suffix
            • Words suffixed with -ing
        • Verbs
          • Verb forms
            • Participles
              • Present participles
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        2. en destroying angel
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        Meaning of destroying for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "destroying" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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