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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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destroyed

mod. drug intoxicated. The kid who took angel dust is destroyed most of the time.
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Meanwhile, an army unit advanced in the city of Sheikh Miskin, 22 km north of Daraa city and established control over the Housing, al-Madagen and the Water Resources area after destroying the terrorist gatherings there, killing a number of them, while the rest fled, leaving behind their equipment and weapons .
Exceptions should be very limited and the reasons for not destroying certain documents should be dearly demonstrated.
This case imposes a duty to inquire further about the significance of records affected by pre-litigation discussions prior to destroying them.
If you do succeed in destroying the files you meant to, the data they contained may still exist in more places on the drive, such as in the cache, backup or temporary files, a swap file, virtual memory, the print spooler, thumbnail versions of graphics, preview versions of print documents, temporary Internet browser directory, or in any number of alternative file views.
So trespassing on private land and ripping up crops is "peaceful," while destroying something you don't like is "direct action" or "decontamination.
However, officials have justified destroying bridges, saying they help resupply Yugoslavia's military and police forces.
Permanently destroying information on USB flash and ZIP drives, SD and CompactFlash cards and other removable media helps to tackle the growing problem of data leaks in corporations.
Near Sinjar, one airstrike struck an ISIL large tactical unit, destroying an ISIL heavy machine gun, an ISIL fighting position, an ISIL command and control center and an ISIL building, it said.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Units of the Syrian armed forces carried out several operations against militants' dens and gatherings in several provinces, killing and injuring a large group of the rebels in addition to destroying their equipment.
I oppose federal funding for stem-cell research that involves destroying living human embryos," the president pledged on May 18, 2001 in a letter to Robert A.
We are killing the planet to provide this, and we are destroying local cultures as precious as the species of plants and animals that we make extinct almost every day.
If so, destroying known samples would be a pointless exercise and, worse, would prohibit research and hobble future production of vaccines to guard against terrorist threats.
A wildfire raged in the heavily wooded Sierra Nevada foothills Sunday, forcing about 1,000 residents to flee and destroying at least 20 homes.
In cancer treatment, destroying the tumor is half the battle, while the other half is preventing the cancer from recurring," said Dr.