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obliterate
used in The Scarlet Letter

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  • Standing on that miserable eminence, she saw again her native village, in Old England, and her paternal home: a decayed house of grey stone, with a poverty-stricken aspect, but retaining a half obliterated shield of arms over the portal, in token of antique gentility.
    Chapter 2 -- The Market Place (89% in)

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