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obliterate
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • As the captive of many years sat looking fixedly, by turns, at Mr. Lorry and at Defarge, some long obliterated marks of an actively intent intelligence in the middle of the forehead, gradually forced themselves through the black mist that had fallen on him.
  • Are you a subject for the mad hospital?" said the wine-shop keeper, crossing the road, and obliterating the jest with a handful of mud, picked up for the purpose, and smeared over it.
  • The young man had taken his hand gratefully; their hands were joined as the Doctor spoke: "—any fancies, any reasons, any apprehensions, anything whatsoever, new or old, against the man she really loved—the direct responsibility thereof not lying on his head—they should all be obliterated for her sake.

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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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