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Word: obliterate

Definition: destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village


Sentences Containing 'obliterate'

For I came to town still, like a friendly Indian, when the contents of the broad open fields were all piled up between the walls of the Walden road, and half an hour sufficed to obliterate the tracks of the last traveller.

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