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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To make disappear completely.

Usage examples (37)
  • Beware of allowing a tactless word, a rebuttal, a rejection to obliterate the whole sky.
  • She used the word obliterate, which kind of goes into, you know, words that oftentimes people use, nuke and stuff.
  • But to obliterate from the Constitution the principle of eternal peace will be nothing but an act of betrayal against the peoples of
  • He criticized the use of Hillary Clinton's word obliterate when referring to Iran. for more
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