All Adverb
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  • Thus the fire spread quickly and destructively, taking the life of a security guard.
  • Try to ignore them or box them up, and they will burst forth destructively. Cited from A Preface to Politics, by Walter Lippmann
  • Both can be done destructively, which is more common, or non destructively.
  • Besides her emotions were not destructively acute, they only lasted longer than any one could have either expected or approved. Cited from The Pool in the Desert, Sara Jeannette Duncan
  • These instruments can therefore be used to non-destructively test for nitrogen deficiency.
  • Many programming languages also provide variants that destructively modify the list argument instead for performance reasons.
  • The two forces cannot combine to act destructively on marriage, for the one counteracts the other. Cited from Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 (of 6), by Havelock Ellis
  • It has been extensively (and often destructively) excavated over the past century.
  • Here, multi-storey steel, concrete and wooden buildings were constructed and then destructively tested within the huge space available.
  • Though brief, the marriage and Mariana's influence would significantly and destructively impact the Spanish court.
  • It is of course well known that alkali acts upon the vitamine destructively. Cited from The Vitamine Manual, by Walter H. Eddy
  • Both can be done destructively, which is more common (also on wafer level), or non destructively.
  • Recently, similar methods to determine chlorophyll content in leaves non-destructively have been applied to measuring anthocyanin content.
  • When it is zero, they are out of phase and interfere destructively.
  • Education becomes less of a chore and more enjoyable as growing as a group can lead to the reduction of students acting out destructively.
  • The same tincture also acts admirably in cases of burns, when the deep skin is not destructively involved. Cited from Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure,by William Thomas Fernie
  • Since the coal was dug to a certain extent destructively, the mine eventually caved in.
  • Conserve your strength and your finesse for the times you need them, and win your other matches decisively, but not destructively. Cited from The Art of Lawn Tennis, by William T. Tilden, 2D
  • This causes the light from a star to destructively interfere, effectively cancelling out the star's image.
  • When lubrication breaks down, metal or other components can rub destructively over each other, causing heat and possibly damage or failure.
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Meaning of destructively

  • adverb In a destructive manner
    he is destructively aggressive