Synonyms of annihilating


1. eliminate, annihilate, extinguish, eradicate, wipe out, decimate, carry off, kill

usage: kill in large numbers; "the plague wiped out an entire population"


1. annihilative, annihilating, devastating, withering, destructive (vs. constructive)

usage: wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction; "possessing annihilative power"; "a devastating hurricane"; "the guns opened a withering fire"

2. annihilating, devastating, withering, disrespectful (vs. respectful)

usage: making light of; "afire with annihilating invective"; "a devastating portrait of human folly"; "to compliments inflated I've a withering reply"- W.S.Gilbert

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