Origin of obliteration
OTHER WORDS FROM obliterationob·lit·er·a·tive [uh-blit-uh-rey-tiv, -er-uh-tiv], /əˈblɪt əˌreɪ tɪv, -ər ə tɪv/, adjective
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How to use obliteration in a sentence
In a sense, all of our yards and gardens, no matter how old, represent an obliteration of the wild plant communities that once marked the land, none more poignantly lost than the American prairie.A native plant designer’s memoir reflects on a life in the field|Adrian Higgins|August 25, 2021|Washington Post
This way, when they are yanked from their sleep by the thunderous explosion accompanying the obliteration of a nearby building, their Baba is already by their side, ready to comfort them without a moment’s delay.I've Tried to Keep My Kids Safe Through 3 Bombardments of Gaza. It's Never Been Like This Before|Fadi Abu Shammala|May 20, 2021|Time
Egalia, a new state-sponsored pre-school in Stockholm, is dedicated to the total obliteration of the male and female distinction.
This dementia progresses until finally there is a state of almost complete obliteration of the mental faculties.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
There results not only considerable obliteration of the main design, but confusion in the substituted one.The Letters of Ambrose Bierce|Ambrose Bierce
Its wool was subtly, silky white, Color of lucent obliteration of night, Like the shimmering snow or—our Clothild's arm!The Book of Humorous Verse|Various
We have already seen that occult practices may lead to the obliteration of all sense of truth and of normal sexual instincts.Secret Societies And Subversive Movements|Nesta H. Webster
That the general question of property is at all affected by the obliteration of this interest, is an egregious error.