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obliterate
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Moby Dick
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  • It has been said that the whale only breathes through his spout-hole; if it could truthfully be added that his spouts are mixed with water, then I opine we should be furnished with the reason why his sense of smell seems obliterated in him; for the only thing about him that at all answers to his nose is that identical spout-hole; and being so clogged with two elements, it could not be expected to have the power of smelling.

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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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