Destructive

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Physical ImpactPlay
Emphasizes the physical harm or damage to objects, animals, or people. SlideThe destructive wildfire consumed the entire forest.
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Used to describe actions or events with serious and potentially irreversible impacts. SlideTheir reckless driving was destructive to the safety of pedestrians.
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Emotional TonePlay
Carries a negative emotional tone, suggesting disapproval or concern. SlideThe news about the hurricane's destructive path worried everyone.