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raze
used in Unbroken - adapted for young adults

2 uses
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Definition
completely destroy — usually of buildings with the implication that they are flattened to the ground
  • But after the first city there was another, then another, city after city razed, survivors drifting like specters.
    p. 232.6
  • Of no use to Japan in razed cities, the POWs had been shipped to Naoetsu to continue slaving for the Empire.
    p. 208.0

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