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obliterate
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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.

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  • Hillary Clinton warned Iran that the U.S. could obliterate them if they were foolish enough to attack Israel.
  • 13 was said to have been obliterated in the war between the Capitol and the districts
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay

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