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synonyms for obliterates

  • annihilate
  • black out
  • eliminate
  • eradicate
  • erase
  • expunge
  • exterminate
  • knock out
  • obscure
  • ravage
  • smash
  • wash out
  • wipe out
  • ax
  • bog
  • cancel
  • cover
  • cut
  • defeat
  • delete
  • efface
  • extirpate
  • finish
  • kill
  • level
  • liquidate
  • nix
  • off
  • scratch
  • scrub
  • sink
  • squash
  • torpedo
  • total
  • trash
  • waste
  • zap
  • KO
  • X-out
  • blot out
  • blue pencil
  • do in
  • finish off
  • knock off
  • mark out
  • root out
  • rub off
  • rub out
  • shoot down
  • take apart
  • take out
  • wipe off face of earth
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antonyms for obliterates

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  • add
  • aid
  • assist
  • bear
  • build
  • create
  • fix
  • help
  • revive
  • begin
  • construct
  • initiate
  • keep
  • leave alone
  • save
  • schedule
  • set up
  • start
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How to use obliterates in a sentence

To others the fierce desire for social justice obliterates all fear of a general catastrophe.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
He obliterates it by pouring sand on it, and then draws the corrected design on the new surface.
THE MOUNTAIN CHANT, A NAVAJO CEREMONYWASHINGTON MATTHEWS
But the first is so superabundantly fufilled that it entirely obliterates the second.
CONTINENTAL MONTHLY , VOL V. ISSUE III. MARCH, 1864VARIOUS
For a hundred miles to the Snake River this Plutonian gulf obliterates the land—holds it against occupation or travel.
THE CUP OF TREMBLING AND OTHER STORIESMARY HALLOCK FOOTE
Yet time digs deep graves in which to bury our fondest hopes, and obliterates in indistinguishable night every earthly joy.
LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF FRANK AND JESSE JAMESJ. A. DACUS
As a final step, the gauze plugging which still obliterates the lumen of the sinus in its upper part is removed.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
And as in Begging the first, so in Giving I should like to be the last: one obliterates the other, especially the last the first.
TRANSLATIONS FROM THE GERMAN (VOL 3 OF 3)THOMAS CARLYLE
Passion obliterates for them the past and throws a mystically hued veil over Nature.
ROBERT BROWNINGC. H. HERFORD
Perhaps this is what hinders development so much, while it somewhat obliterates the distinction between the classes.
THE SON OF A SERVANTAUGUST STRINDBERG
A Government of this agility escapes criticism: by multiplying surprises it obliterates the very memory of past mistakes.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 18 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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