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Word: liquidate

Definition: settle accounts; pay off (a debt); clear up; eliminate; kill or abolish


Sentences Containing 'liquidate'

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.

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