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destroying angel

Any of the extremely poisonous mushrooms of the genus Amanita. Don't pick that mushroom—it's a destroying angel!
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mod. drug intoxicated. The kid who took angel dust is destroyed most of the time.
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But now that her fierce wolves and her wild crows and her stinging bees were gone, and her slaves had been scared away by the Cowardly Lion, she saw there was only one way left to destroy Dorothy and her friends.
Go to the strangers who are within my land and destroy them all except the Lion," said the Wicked Witch.
But if you go forth, returning evil for evil, and injury for injury, breaking the covenants and agreements which you have made with us, and wronging those whom you ought least of all to wrong, that is to say, yourself, your friends, your country, and us, we shall be angry with you while you live, and our brethren, the laws in the world below, will receive you as an enemy; for they will know that you have done your best to destroy us.
The interceptors are part of an integrated system of ground-, sea-, and space-based sensors, ground- and sea-based radars, and an advanced command and control, battle management and communication system designed to detect and track a hostile ballistic missile, then launch and guide an interceptor to destroy the target warhead before it can reach its intended target in any of our 50 states," MDA spokesman Rick Lehner said.
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Irving Weissman of Stanford University School of Medicine agrees that many people won't be convinced that the new techniques don't destroy embryos.
The Ninth Circuit reversed the lower court, stating that an adverse inference against the government was improper because the government did not destroy the grenade records "in response to th[e] litigation.
Everyone should pump out Monstrous, destructive Destroy All Monsters black noise.
Shortly thereafter, on November 18, 1999, the Stability Pact for Southeastern Europe endorsed a declaration of 10 regional states to destroy seized and surplus weapons.
Also, garlic, cayenne, echinacea and pau d'arco will destroy harmful bacteria and germs common with the West Nile Virus and other infections.
The best way to protect your business is to physically destroy the hard drive--the platters, or disks, inside the drive that store information, says Bill A.
Those who wish to destroy the core values of the Boy Scouts wish to destroy Scouting itself.
Leisure is explosive; it can be very destructive; it can destroy people as well as enhance them.
Following an intensified vaccination campaign and the successful worldwide eradication of the disease in the late 1970s, health officials prepared to destroy the last known stores of the virus--held in two top-security labs, one in the United States and the other in Russia.