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destructive

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A proof that experience is of no use, is that the end of one love does not prevent us from beginning another.
Paul Bourget
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de*struc"tive

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destructive (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

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destructive

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  1. causing destruction; damaging.
  2. causing break down or disassembly.
    Catabolism is a destructive metabolism which involves the break down of molecules and release of energy.

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