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obliterate (someone or something) from (something or some place)

To erase or destroy every trace of someone or something from some place or thing. The military coup has become hell bent on obliterating their opponents from every corner of the country. We'll have to use a sandblaster to obliterate the graffiti from the wall.
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slang Extremely drunk. They kept feeding me shots of tequila on my birthday, so I was completely obliterated by the end of the night.
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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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But obliterating stuff is what we expect from Arnie and he doesn't disappoint.
The bill requires disposal of personal information by shredding, erasing or otherwise obliterating.
In 1947, the British succeeded in obliterating fortifications, munitions and town, and used the island for bombing practice until 1952, when it was handed back to the Germans.
The rubble left over is dumped into nearby valleys--over the last few years obliterating hundreds of mountain streams.
The ending is brilliant, as blank quilt panels descend onto the stage, one for each dancer, obliterating all in brightly colored doom.
Ironically, says Head, the widespread fractures may also be obliterating compelling evidence of an underground ocean-namely, the smooth areas that would have been created by eruptions of water ice.
The Israelis are obliterating an entire province, not just by firepower, but by starvation and destruction of infrastructure.
Magpies, led by the evil Slyekin and his malevolent henchman Traska, have gotten powerful and aggressive and are systematically obliterating other breeds of birds.