destroying

destroying
, sb. == destruction. Alys. 2888

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  • Destroying angel (Bible) — The Hebrew Bible, and then Christian and later Jewish sources, make frequent mention of one or more destroying angels, which in Proverbs 16:14 are termed the angels of death (malake ha mawet) The wrath of a king [is as] messengers of death: but a …   Wikipedia

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  • destroying — de·stroy || dɪ strɔɪ v. demolish, ruin …   English contemporary dictionary

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