verb (used with object), ob·lit·er·at·ed, ob·lit·er·at·ing.
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Origin of obliterate
synonym study for obliterate
OTHER WORDS FROM obliterateob·lit·er·a·ble [uh-blit-er-uh-buhl], /əˈblɪt ər ə bəl/, adjectiveo·blit·er·a·tor, nounhalf-ob·lit·er·at·ed, adjectiveun·ob·lit·er·at·ed, adjective
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Then, the edge of that bubble would expand across the cosmos at the speed of light, obliterating anything in its path with no warning.‘The End of Everything’ explores the ways the universe could perish|Emily Conover|August 4, 2020|Science News
When a government officer “fraudulently alters, falsifies, conceals, destroys, or obliterates any account” they can be prosecuted.Audit Finds Sweetwater Officials Deliberately Manipulated Finances|Will Huntsberry|June 23, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Israel has destroyed 80% of the ones they have found, and needs only a few days to obliterate the rest.
Destroy them God, obliterate them from the face of the earth.“Destroy them, God, obliterate them from the face of the earth.”|Emily L. Hauser|August 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He promised to obliterate Obamacare “and replace it with real reform.”Mitt Romney Fires Up Supporters on Virginia Campaign Stop|Lloyd Grove|June 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Yet to destroy the precious book would be to obliterate centuries of information about the Ma family line.
His object was to remove every trace of himself as he passed onward to the goal ahead of him—to obliterate his tracks entirely.In the Day of Adversity|John Bloundelle-Burton
The original date on the gate also remains in spite of the attempt to obliterate it.Byzantine Churches in Constantinople|Alexander Van Millingen
His success here was such as to obliterate all memory of his former defeat.Diary And Notes Of Horace Templeton, Esq.|Charles James Lever
It is incredible how many years are needed to obliterate recollection by the hand of time.The Tenants of Malory|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
He was resolved to obliterate the disgrace of having been duped, by the reality of his meditated triumph.