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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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com Help us to help save life by obliterating blind spots and also to help drivers to do their important job more safely.
In a statement to Al-Quds TV on Wednesday night, Al-Tufkaji said: "The occupation is doing a brainwashing for the tourists who come to Occupied Jerusalem, through obliterating of the history of the city and changing its monuments" He also explained that the occupation escalated its procedures in the Al-Aqsa mosque and the Islamic Holy sites in order to displace the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
Occupied Syrian Golan, (SANA) _The occupied Syrian Golan is witnessing an important cultural movement as culture has become a main tool of resistance protecting the national and cultural identity of its people in face of challenges imposed by the Israeli occupation which aim at obliterating this identity.
You have a prosecutor taking an active role obliterating his presumption of innocence and right to a fair trial.
If ultimate good is defined as obliterating spiteful old people and playing music as loudly as possible with friends in the attic, then good prevails.
5-20-86-7, obliterating India's top order on the third morning to put the tourists in the ascendancy.
Then Hurricane Katrina barreled into Gulf Coast on Tuesday, virtually obliterating everything in the path of its 145 mph winds and sending oil and gas production into a nosedive.
However, by relinquishing control, we submit to the obliterating process that the Other visits upon us, and we are transformed.
Her goal is to get people talking about race and crime with the hope of obliterating the imaginary connections between minorities and crimes and the self-fulfilling prophecies of those concocted links.
Shadows follow the characters like a presence, obliterating their faces, looming over them like a cloud and closing in from all sides.
He becomes hell-bent on obliterating the secret cloning lab - which seems a little churlish.
The bill requires disposal of personal information by shredding, erasing or otherwise obliterating.