In 1999, Mayor Dennis Archer sent in his own team of bulldozers to raze the art, but the artist stayed put and rebuilt.
It was raging now as if it would never weaken and had the will to raze the chteau though it were the task of a thousand years.
What, could it be true that they were going to fight again, were going to burn and raze Sedan!
The Egyptian authorities now resolved to raze Damietta, which, however, was rebuilt shortly after.
Here an awful blast swept the house, as if to raze it to its foundations.
These views induced the king to disband all the forces in Scotland, and to raze all the forts which had been erected.
There were 2,000 houses to raze and new structures to be built.
It contained a highly curious clock-work toy, and enough dynamite to raze St. Paul's to the ground.
Say, after the war, I'm going there, and I'm just going to raze that place to the ground.
Then the army was set to work, to raze the city to the ground.
1540s, alteration of racen "pull or knock down" (a building or town), from earlier rasen (14c.) "to scratch, slash, scrape, erase," from Old French raser "to scrape, shave" (see rase). Related: Razed; razing.