If Charles had inherited any of the qualities of the stern, fearless, hot-tempered soldier who had been his father, they had been obliterated in childhood by the ladylike atmosphere in which he had been reared.
Being the least analytic of people, she did not realize that this was because she possessed in some degree these same qualities, despite sixteen years of effort on the part of Ellen and Mammy to obliterate them.
You think that by saying, ’I’m sorry,’ all the errors and hurts of years past can be remedied, obliterated from the mind, all the poison drawn from old wounds…… Take my handkerchief, Scarlett.
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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