What does annihilating mean?

annihilating meaning in General Dictionary

criticising vehemently and successfully making light of as afire with annihilating invective

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  • making light of
  • wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction
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annihilating meaning in General Dictionary

(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Annihilate

Sentence Examples with the word annihilating

But ere that close limit was gained, and while yet all three boats were plain as the ship's three masts to his eye; the White Whale churning himself into furious speed, almost in an instant as it were, rushing among the boats with open jaws, and a lashing tail, offered appalling battle on every side; and heedless of the irons darted at him from every boat, seemed only intent on annihilating each separate plank of which those boats were made.

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