01. The criminal tried to [destroy] all the evidence.
02. His car was completely [destroyed] in the accident.
03. The [destruction] of habitat is being blamed for the decrease in the number of butterflies we are seeing this year.
04. This toy is supposed to be [indestructible], but my 3-year-old son broke it in 2 days!
05. We must do something to stop the [destruction] of the ozone, or we will all die.
06. Failing the test has completely [destroyed] her confidence.
07. The incredible [destructive] power of the volcano was all too visible.
08. Massive stars eventually die in tremendous explosions that [destroy] the star.
09. It was Nietzsche that said, "What does not [destroy] me, makes me stronger."
10. Abraham Lincoln once asked, "Am I not [destroying] my enemies when I make friends of them?"
11. Gandhi once said, "You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even [destroy] this body, but you will never imprison my mind."
12. Nathaniel Borenstein once said, "The most likely way for the world to be [destroyed], most experts agree, is by accident. That's where we come in - we're computer professionals. We cause accidents."
13. There is a Senegalese proverb which states that lies that build are better than truths that [destroy].
14. Habitat [destruction] has caused the death of a great many pandas in the wild.
15. The only thing that can [destroy] a diamond is intense heat.
16. The human heart has so much muscle that it can continue pumping even if a third of its muscle mass is [destroyed].
17. There is a Vietnamese proverb which states, "If you want to [destroy] our nation, you must first [destroy] the family."
18. In 1773, an earthquake [destroyed] Antigua, the capital of Guatemala, so a new capital, Guatemala City, was founded three years later.
19. In 1953, a huge storm resulted in the flooding of the entire province of Zeeland in Holland, drowning 1,800 people, and completely [destroying] 130 towns.
20. In the year 850, Danish invaders [destroyed] the first London Bridge.
21. World leaders today have the power to [destroy] all life on Earth.
22. Much evidence exists suggesting that the seafloors are constantly moving, and continually being created and [destroyed].
23. In all natural processes, energy is never created or [destroyed], but is merely transformed from one form into another.

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