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annihilate
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • You were abolished, annihilated: vaporized was the usual word.
  • Only in his own consciousness, which in any case must soon be annihilated.
  • With its grace and carelessness it seemed to annihilate a whole culture, a whole system of thought, as though Big Brother and the Party and the Thought Police could all be swept into nothingness by a single splendid movement of the arm.
  • War, however, is no longer the desperate, annihilating struggle that it was in the early decades of the twentieth centary.
  • Almost as swiftly as he had imagined it, she had torn her clothes off, and when she flung them aside it was with that same magnificent gesture by which a whole civilization seemed to be annihilated.
  • You will be annihilated in the past as well as in the future.

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  • The terrorist wants to annihilate a major American city.
  • Whenever antimatter and matter collide, they annihilate each other.

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