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raze
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
completely destroy — usually of buildings with the implication that they are flattened to the ground
  • In the next half-hour, Boyle's mills were razed to the ground.
    2.7 Part 2 Chapter 7 — The Moratorium on Brains (9% in)
  • For instance, there was a fire at the d'Anconia ore docks in Valparaiso tomorrow morning, a fire that razed them to the ground along with half of the port structures.
    2.2 Part 2 Chapter 2 — The Aristocracy of Pull (92% in)
  • Razed, wiped out, not a brick of them left standing.
    2.7 Part 2 Chapter 7 — The Moratorium on Brains (9% in)
  • The streets seemed razed by exhaustion, not by rest, as if the men inside the walls were not asleep, but had collapsed.
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (33% in)

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