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annihilate
used in 1776

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Definition
to completely destroy or defeat
  • Waiting their turn to be withdrawn, they kept busy creating enough of a stir and tending campfires to make it appear the army was still in place, knowing all the while that if the enemy were to become the wiser, they stood an excellent chance of being annihilated.
    p. 188.9

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