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annihilate
used in Wuthering Heights

7 uses
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Definition
to completely destroy or defeat
  • I did, though: I vociferated curses enough to annihilate any fiend in Christendom; and I got a stone and thrust it between his jaws, and tried with all my might to cram it down his throat.
    Chapter 6 (63% in)
  • If all else perished, and HE remained, I should still continue to be; and if all else remained, and he were annihilated, the universe would turn to a mighty stranger: I should not seem a part of it.
    Chapter 9 (53% in)
  • After a short suspense, it was opened by a tall, gaunt man, without neckerchief, and otherwise extremely slovenly; his features were lost in masses of shaggy hair that hung on his shoulders; and HIS eyes, too, were like a ghostly Catherine's with all their beauty annihilated.
    Chapter 13 (38% in)
  • He made several efforts to obey, but his little strength was annihilated for the time, and he fell back again with a moan.
    Chapter 27 (30% in)
  • I was embarrassed how to punish him when I discovered his part in the business: he's such a cobweb, a pinch would annihilate him; but you'll see by his look that he has received his due!
    Chapter 29 (17% in)
  • I wish I could annihilate it from the face of the earth.'
    Chapter 34 (56% in)
  • 'They won't do that,' he replied: 'if they did, you must have me removed secretly; and if you neglect it you shall prove, practically, that the dead are not annihilated!'
    Chapter 34 (68% in)

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