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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Adjective- Tending to make inconspicuous.

Usage examples (21)
  • Just imagine the headlines and obliterative outrage if Repubs touring Gitmo got an earful from the troops.
  • The thing about this obliterative weaponry is that it is non-discriminitory and can waft on the prevailing winds hither and yon.
  • The tests showed that diacetyl, a component of artificial butter flavor, can cause a serious condition that can lead to obliterative bronchiolitis or "popcorn lung."
  • In the sutures of arteries or veins of larger caliber deposits of fibrin could sometimes be detected on the line of the suture, but never an obliterative thrombosis. for more
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