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obliterate someone or something from something

to destroy or wipe out someone or something from something. Karen obliterated the writing from the wall. Max set out to obliterate Lefty "Fingers" Moran from the face of the earth.
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mod. drunk. Fred was obliterated and couldn’t walk to his car, let alone drive it.
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From there, it's a nasty game of one-upmanship, their obsession with each other taking on a hatred that obliterates reason.
A good hosing from a maintenance man or a downpour from Mother Nature quickly obliterates whatever the message, be it carefully crafted or impulsively inscribed.
The seduction of war is insidious because so much of what we are told about it is true: It does create a feeling of comradeship, which obliterates our alienation and makes us, for perhaps the only time of our life, feel we belong.
If a taxpayer strikes out or obliterates the jurat, the law is clear that Form 1040, even if otherwise complete, accurate and signed, does not constitute a valid return.
Burn is a freeware application that completely obliterates files from your hard-disk drive.
The work's unremitting forward propulsion creates a monochromatic mood which obliterates many of its imaginative details and ultimately chokes Pelton's ability to communicate.
Nevertheless, it has the heuristic value of helping readers deafly understand the steps of Sceve's ladder of vision by the time they reach the final dizain 449, where Sceve obliterates the difference between ardeur and vertu.