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  • The deportation of a million Lithuanians, the murder of hundreds of thousands of Poles, the liquidation of the Crimean Tatars remain in our memory, but no photographic documentation exists; sooner or later they will therefore be proclaimed as fabrications.†   (source)
  • I'd like him to come with me to the bank, the day I broke down in front of the teller and told her that I wanted to liquidate the college fund of Elizabeth Nealon.†   (source)
  • It was intended to convey that the prime minister would bear the responsibility if the story ever got out and the Russians sent a death squad to liquidate Zalachenko.†   (source)
  • My father, however, seldom called in the inspector, he preferred to be on the safe side and liquidate anything doubtful.†   (source)
  • So while it's tempting to liquidate her savings, and cash in the bonds, the better bet is probably to take advantage of the rate you can get from the local credit union on a loan.†   (source)
  • "True, it may be necessary, initially, to liquidate opponents of the revolution," Ludovico admitted.†   (source)
  • Kill, eliminate, assassinate, liquidate—you choose the word.†   (source)
  • Back in the office, he outlined what she was in for: learn intimately the books and the business, go through probate, collect all debts, inventory the assets, get an appraisal of the estate, decide what to liquidate and what to hold on to, pay off claims, square away taxes, distribute legacies… "Hey," said Oedipa, "can't I get somebody to do it for me?"†   (source)
  • There needs only to be added the observation that history's greatest liquidator of Jews, the thick-witted Heinrich Himmler, was a chicken farmer.†   (source)
  • The youngish man at the table lifted his pencil, and looking at Fiedler with his hard, cold eyes wide open he asked, "Then why did Mundt liquidate Riemeck, if Riemeck was his agent?"†   (source)
  • I liquidated my holdings.
  • The bike is linked to a World War II generator that Ismael got cheap at an armory liquidation.†   (source)
  • Seven months during which I had lost all my loved ones, survived the liquidation of the ghetto and helped to demolish its walls, heaving lime and stacks of bricks around.†   (source)
  • So the Germans did not intend to resettle us just yet, since in such cases (as we had heard in reports from outside Warsaw where much smaller Jewish communities had been resettled long ago) they always began by liquidating the officials.†   (source)
  • Although he was convinced at that time of the urgency of liquidating the Conservative regime, the plot horrified him.†   (source)
  • Moody had surreptitiously drained large sums of cash from our bank accounts before we came to Iran, but he was unwilling to liquidate all of our assets, for that would surely have alerted me to his plans.†   (source)
  • I would suggest that we liquidate all the assets and deposit half the proceeds in the bank until your sister can be found.†   (source)
  • His system was reduced to coordinating a series of individual actions which in one master stroke covering the whole nation would liquidate the functionaries of the regime along with their respective families, especially the children, in order to exterminate Conservatism at its roots.†   (source)
  • If our neighbours were as conscientious as ourselves, he had no doubt that their liquidations would far outnumber ours: unfortunately there were certain persons with elastic principles.†   (source)
  • How could you be so idiotic as to decide to begin liquidating individuals in Sweden just as we saw happen in Chile under the Pinochet dictatorship?†   (source)
  • The majority of Aureliano's friends were enthusiastic over the idea of liquidating the Conservative establishment, but no one had dared include him in the plans, not only because of his ties with the magistrate, but because of his solitary and elusive character.†   (source)
  • It was Hoss who, having observed the effectiveness of a crystallized hydrocyanic compound called Zyklon B when used as a vapor on the rats and the other verminous creatures that infested Auschwitz, suggested this means of liquidation to Eichmann, who, according to Hoss, jumped at the idea, though he later denied it.†   (source)
  • You see the argument—that the whole operation was mounted by British Intelligence in order to entice us—me, if you like—into liquidating the best man in the Abteilung.†   (source)
  • We cannot yet prove that Mundt's success in liquidating minor Western intelligence agents was the work of his imperialist masters betraying their own collaborators—those who were expendable—in order that Mundt's prestige should be enhanced.†   (source)
  • …gassed and cremated at the time that these lines were composed did not, Sophie pointed out to me, make up anything like a record for a continuous act of mass extermination at Auschwitz; the slaughter of the Hungarian Jews in the following year—personally supervised by Floss, who returned to the camp after a number of months' absence to coordinate the liquidation, so eagerly awaited by Eichmann, in an operation christened Aktion Hoss—involved multiple killings of much greater magnitude.†   (source)
  • I have often wondered what might have dwelt in Professor Bieganski's thoughts had he lived to know that the fate of his daughter but especially his grandchildren was ancillary to, yet inextricably bound up with, the accomplishment of the dream he shared with his National Socialist idols: the liquidation of the Jews.†   (source)
  • I made a fool of myself with him once tonight and I am perfectly willing to liquidate him.†   (source)
  • I intend to liquidate a great part of it.†   (source)
  • He was sorry for them as human beings if it should be necessary to liquidate them.†   (source)
  • …it and felt it digest yet still clung to that delusion, that calm incorrigible insistence that that which all incontrovertible evidence tells her is so does not exist, as women can; —that same self deluding which declined to admit that the liquidation of the store had left her something, that she had been left anything but a complete pauper, who would not accept the actual money from the sale of the store from judge Benbow yet would accept the money's value (and after a few years,…†   (source)
  • Words like PHENOMENON, ELEMENT, INDIVIDUAL (as noun), OBJECTIVE, CATEGORICAL, EFFECTIVE, VIRTUAL, BASIS, PRIMARY, PROMOTE, CONSTITUTE, EXHIBIT, EXPLOIT, UTILIZE, ELIMINATE, LIQUIDATE, are used to dress up simple statements and give an air of scientific impartiality to biased judgments.†   (source)
  • The liquidation of Austria.†   (source)
  • The post-war months in France, and the lavish liquidations taking place under the aegis of American splendor, had affected Dick's outlook.†   (source)
  • Consul Tienappel, an uncle of little Hans's late mother, acted as executor for the Castorp estate, putting the property up for sale, taking charge of liquidating the firm Castorp and Son, Imports and Exports, realizing from these transactions some four hundred thousand marks—Hans Castorp's inheritance, which the consul then invested in gilt-edged securities.†   (source)
  • We were seized for the debts occasioned by their illness and their funerals, and placed among the attractions of a cheap museum in Berlin to earn the liquidation money.†   (source)
  • Let me live onward; you shall find that, though slower, the progress of my character will liquidate all these debts without injustice to higher claims.†   (source)
  • Under the temporary pressure of pecuniary liabilities, contracted with a view to their immediate liquidation, but remaining unliquidated through a combination of circumstances, I have been under the necessity of assuming a garb from which my natural instincts recoil — I allude to spectacles — and possessing myself of a cognomen, to which I can establish no legitimate pretensions.†   (source)
  • It would be necessary to make inquiries, to look into mortgages, and see if there were any occasion for a sale by auction or a liquidation.†   (source)
  • I have an impression that they were to be contributed eventually towards the liquidation of the National Debt, but I know I had no hope of any personal participation in the treasure.†   (source)
  • Total liquidation.†   (source)
  • Not so much in point of amount as owing to the peculiar and pressing nature of liabilities Mr. C. has incurred and the means he has of liquidating or meeting the same.†   (source)
  • Suffice it to observe, that it was a masterpiece of eloquence; and that those passages in which he more particularly traced his own successful career to its source, and warned the younger portion of his auditory from the shoals of ever incurring pecuniary liabilities which they were unable to liquidate, brought a tear into the manliest eye present.†   (source)
  • I have no feeling for you, sir, but one of unliquidated pity.'†   (source)
    standard prefix: The prefix "un-" in unliquidated means not and reverses the meaning of liquidated. This is the same pattern you see in words like unhappy, unknown, and unlucky.
  • Under the temporary pressure of pecuniary liabilities, contracted with a view to their immediate liquidation, but remaining unliquidated through a combination of circumstances, I have been under the necessity of assuming a garb from which my natural instincts recoil — I allude to spectacles — and possessing myself of a cognomen, to which I can establish no legitimate pretensions.†   (source)
  • In such a case, it is the province of the courts to liquidate and fix their meaning and operation.†   (source)
  • The immediate pressure of this inequality was not in this case, as in that of the contributions of money, alleviated by the hope of a final liquidation.†   (source)
  • 'T is time only that can mature and perfect so compound a system, can liquidate the meaning of all the parts, and can adjust them to each other in a harmonious and consistent WHOLE.†   (source)
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  • In the camp office sat written orders, drawn up by the commander and approved by central military authorities, for all captives to be "liquidated" on September 15.†   (source)
  • The company that had employed him before the war had been liquidated right after Pearl Harbor and there was no job for him to return to.†   (source)
  • Then, in March 1943, the Nazis liquidated the entire ghetto.†   (source)
  • Liquidated assets as it were.†   (source)
  • They were liquidated, they're extinct, lie must insist on that.†   (source)
  • Upon meeting the lawyer, he found out that Goldman had died a year earlier and his estate liquidated.†   (source)
  • She liquidated all available assets some weeks before that phrase became a literal reality, deposited a quarter of a million marks in long-term accounts in the fleeing Ring Bank, and dispatched me on a trip to the Rifkin Atmospheric Protectorate on Heaven's Gate, a minor world circling the star Vega.†   (source)
  • The Germans were making these films before they liquidated the ghetto, to give the lie to any disconcerting rumours if news of the action should reach the outside world.†   (source)
  • Then he liquidated lands and animals and moved with new impetus and seventy thousand gold pesos to this ruined city and its moth-eaten glories, where a beautiful woman with an old-fashioned upbringing still had the possibility of being reborn through a fortunate marriage.†   (source)
  • A whole personality had been liquidated without a trace in a technologically faultless act that has defined our relationship ever since.†   (source)
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  • The Head of the camp announced that Buchenwald was to be liquidated.†   (source)
  • The American Japanese were interned as we were in Canada, and sent off to concentration camps, but their property wasn't liquidated as ours was.†   (source)
  • Following the Revolution, General Nathanael Greene had written to Washington from South Carolina that "many people secretly wish that every state be completely independent and that as soon as our public debts are liquidated that Congress should be no more."†   (source)
  • I guess you could say that we had successfully "liquidated" the bomb.†   (source)
  • My sister inherited everything, liquidated it all except the land, and moved to America.†   (source)
  • While good citizens of Athens were being liquidated right and left, Socrates--so far as we know--did or said nothing to stop the violence.†   (source)
  • Will Hodge Jr's trip to Chicago was a total waste: Kleppmann's man was just ahead of him, as usual, and had liquidated his stocks that very morning.†   (source)
  • Stalin said so—" he smiled drily, "it is not fashionable to quote Stalin—but he said once 'Half a million liquidated is a statistic, and one man killed in a traffic accident is a national tragedy.'†   (source)
  • One of several spies who were summarily liquidated by Comrade Mundt before they could be questioned.†   (source)
  • The official records of the Sons of Jacob meetings were destroyed after the middle-period Great Purge, which discredited and liquidated a number of the original architects of Gilead; but we have access to some information through the diary kept in cipher by Wilfred Limpkin, one of the sociobiologists present.†   (source)
  • And so she liquidated her pawn business, the treasure in the jars paid for completing and furnishing the house, and still left over were many of the most valuable old jewels in the city, whose owners did not have funds to redeem them.†   (source)
  • Rumors reached us that Plaszow and all its sub-camps were to be liquidated and the inhabitants sent to Auschwitz, a huge Nazi concentration and death camp.†   (source)
  • It was a double-edged deception, for the government did not dare attack the place for ten months, but when it did it unleashed such a large force against it that resistance was liquidated in a half hour.†   (source)
  • If a cleaning woman dies in her bed in Trastevere, a soldier is liquidated by an artillery shell, or an African chieftain succumbs to an infected ostrichbite, it's all the same, isn't it?†   (source)
  • We learned on the way that the camp resistance organization had decided not to abandon the Jews and was going to prevent their being liquidated.†   (source)
  • Liquidated him?†   (source)
  • By any name so that such as thee are liquidated.†   (source)
  • "Liquidated," the officer said insolently as though speaking to himself.†   (source)
  • The next thing to observe is that the transfiguration of Jesus was witnessed by devotees who had extinguished their personal wills, men who had long since liquidated "life," "personal fate," "destiny," by complete self-abnegation in the Master.†   (source)
  • Authors will be liquidated.†   (source)
  • I wrote and wrote; I liquidated all the arrears of my correspondence, and then went on writing to people who had no reason whatever to expect from me a gossipy letter about nothing at all.†   (source)
  • All new laws, though penned with the greatest technical skill, and passed on the fullest and most mature deliberation, are considered as more or less obscure and equivocal, until their meaning be liquidated and ascertained by a series of particular discussions and adjudications.†   (source)
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