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But most destructively, it distorts that most precious of all commodities for a patient with a disease: hope.
We have a serious problem with inequality, and corporate America has been self-destructively stubborn about boosting wages.Black Friday Comes Early as U.S. Retailers Panic Over Holiday Sales|Daniel Gross|November 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Proponents of peace must overcome the tendency to self-destructively aggrandize the settlements.Partition Skepticism and the Future of the Peace Process|Avner Inbar, Assaf Sharon|September 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And Lemann also bats away the complaint that the new media outlets that do exist are destructively partisan.
Instead, most Americans now view the Republic as more deeply, destructively divided than ever before.Could Mitt Romney Be the Last Baby Boomer to Run for President?|Michael Medved|April 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
At the porter's desk a brief "Pas de lettres" fell destructively on the fabric of these hopes.The Reef|Edith Wharton
Generally speaking, the Protective system in these days is conservative, while the Free Trade system works destructively.British Socialism|J. Ellis Barker
The ills themselves that he thus destructively fights remain to him as opaque as before.The Sources Of Religious Insight|Josiah Royce
He calls the lady ‘destructively handsome,’ and says his heart ‘gallops away in her praise most dangerously.’By-ways in Book-land|William Davenport Adams
A newly-born and dirty little stream was trickling destructively through all manner of shivering grasses and flowers.The Claim Jumpers|Stewart Edward White