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obliterate
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Definition do away with completely
  • Hillary Clinton warned Iran that the U.S. could obliterate them if they were foolish enough to attack Israel.
obliterate = do away with completely
  • Let blood and fire obliterate the world!
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Horse and His Boy
  • obliterate = destroy (do away with)
  • The snow was covering everything, burying the mountain lion's tracks and obliterating his scent.
    Leslie Marmon Silko  --  Ceremony
  • obliterating = doing away with completely
  • We are now prepared to obliterate more rapidly and completely every productive enterprise the Japanese have above ground in any city, said Harry Truman.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • obliterate = destroy (do away with completely)
  • For a second, I swear, I see it in Mother's eyes too, beneath her worry that Father has obliterated my future.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • obliterated = completely done away with (destroyed)
  • But Laila knew that her future was no match for her brothers' past. They had overshadowed her in life. They would obliterate her in death.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • obliterate = do away with completely
  • We're all going to be obliterated no matter what.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • obliterated = completely done away with (killed/destroyed)
  • Maybe the secret was to get it as smooth as possible, not to trim it, but to obliterate it.
    Alex Flinn  --  Beastly
  • obliterate = eliminate it completely (do away with it)
  • ...not unless all of Western civilization were obliterated.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • obliterated = completely done away with
  • "R-a-z-e means destroy."
    "Obliterate," Annabeth said. "Annihilate. Turn to rubble."
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • obliterate = do away with completely
  • "Let's get out of here," I yell to nobody and renew my pedaling, fear and panic having obliterated any weariness, any aching muscles.
    Robert Cormier  --  I Am the Cheese
  • obliterated = done away with completely
  • 13 was said to have been obliterated in the war between the Capitol and the districts
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • obliterated = completely destroyed
  • The entire world was obliterated—for a few minutes.
    Susanna Kaysen  --  Girl Interrupted
  • obliterated = completely done away with
  • I imagined a person stepping outside and catching a leaflet in the wind, a leaflet that said, Your city will be obliterated unless your government surrenders,
    Jill McCorkle  --  Ferris Beach
  • obliterated = completely destroyed
  • Nothing can excuse it; nothing can atone for it, - for nothing can recall those years of cursed credulity; nothing obliterate them
    Bronte, Anne  --  The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
  • I remained by the door, fearing to obliterate any clues.
    Christie, Agatha  --  The Mysterious Affair at Styles
  • It would almost seem as if Nature herself had tried to obliterate the evil signs of what had occurred.
    Stoker, Bram  --  The Lair of the White Worm
  • Lever at last hit on a plan to cover, since he might not obliterate, the disgrace.
    Chesterton, Gilbert K.  --  The Innocence Of Father Brown
  • One gesture from him could obliterate me, a single word shackle me to his vessel!
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • His personality, his sense of himself, had been obliterated.
    Richard Wright  --  Black Boy

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