Origin of annihilate
OTHER WORDS FROM annihilatean·ni·hi·la·tive [uh-nahy-uh-ley-tiv, ‐uh-luh‐], /əˈnaɪ əˌleɪ tɪv, ‐ə lə‐/, an·ni·hi·la·to·ry [uh-nahy-uh-luh-tawr-ee, ‐tohr-ee], /əˈnaɪ ə ləˌtɔr i, ‐ˌtoʊr i/, adjectiveun·an·ni·hi·lat·ed, adjectiveun·an·ni·hi·la·tive, adjectiveun·an·ni·hi·la·to·ry, adjective
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How to use annihilate in a sentence
The other portion would be to annihilate hunger shortly before going to sleep.
The team knew that matter and antimatter annihilate each other when they meet.
These antistar candidates seem to give off the kind of gamma rays that are produced when antimatter — matter’s oppositely charged counterpart — meets normal matter and annihilates.Stars made of antimatter could lurk in the Milky Way|Maria Temming|April 26, 2021|Science News
A woman with the self-possession to identify what she wants — and the nerve to go after it — was seemingly most easily understood as a function of derangement, annihilating narcissism or both.Jessica Walter and George Segal personified a time when movies grew up|Ann Hornaday|March 26, 2021|Washington Post
She might be watching from 565 miles away, but she’s got a Sweet 16 to follow with hope, a son annihilating expectations and a No.Buddy Boeheim thought he would just be a role player. His role now is Syracuse’s leading man.|Chuck Culpepper|March 25, 2021|Washington Post
The J in its name actually stands for Jian—annihilate, eliminate.
“Thirty minutes alone with a man is enough for him to annihilate you,” she remarks, knowingly.Meet The Former Call Girl Saving Hookers For Jesus|Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig|July 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Finally there was the atomic bomb (and the Cold War it created): machine threatened to annihilate all of mankind.
He then went on to compare us to Amalek, the Biblical nation that God commands the Jews to annihilate.
The consequences of the repeated failed attempts to annihilate Israel should and will be reflected in the final status.
To pretend that God can be offended with the actions of men, is to annihilate all the ideas that are given to us of this being.Superstition In All Ages (1732)|Jean Meslier
They are the spontaneous enemies of truth because they justly apprehend it will annihilate their pretensions.Letters To Eugenia|Paul Henri Thiry Holbach
Does crossing the sea change or annihilate the churchmanship of the missionary, or the passenger, or the emigrant?The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 1 of 2|Egerton Ryerson
It compelled the foe to abandon Heilsberg, but it did not annihilate him or necessarily end the war.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
The army he had hoped to annihilate was on its steady and orderly march for Richmond.Four Years in Rebel Capitals|T. C. DeLeon