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Word: obliterate

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


Sentences Containing 'obliterate'

'I will obliterate habitations much as they have obliterated My name.'
At the film's climax, Momon retrieves the magic die and uses it to obliterate the fantasy world as well as sending everyone back to the proper reality.
Breeding programs are commonly employed in several fields where humans wish to completely obliterate the characteristics of their animals' offspring through careful selection of breeding partners:
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.
The heavily saturated synths Gonzalez favored early in his career invited plenty of My Bloody Valentine comparisons, but whereas pure shoegaze of that nature attempts to overwhelm and obliterate, "Hurry Up" is like a sonic planetarium, penetrable and totally geared toward enhancing the user experience."

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