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obliterate

Definition of obliterate

Etymology

    From Latin obliteratum, past participle of obliterare ("ob"- against + "litera" - letter) meaning to erase.

Pronunciation

Verb

to obliterate (third-person singular simple present obliterates, present participle obliterating, simple past and past participle obliterated)

  1. To remove completely, leaving no trace; to wipe out; to destroy.

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