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obliterate

(ə-blĭt′ə-rāt′, ō-blĭt′-)
tr.v. obliter·ated, obliter·ating, obliter·ates
Medicine To remove completely (a body organ or part), as by surgery, disease, or radiation.

o·blit′er·a′tion n.
o·blit′er·a′tive (-ə-rā′tĭv, -ər-ə-tĭv) adj.
o·blit′er·a′tor n.
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Its charter states, "Israel will exist and will continue to exist until Islam will obliterate it, just as it obliterated others before it.
Confronted with this, I responded by controlling (co-opting, rewriting, correcting) their texts in order to obliterate the problem and alleviate my discomfort (or dis-ease).
There are times when it is important to remove or obliterate an animal carcass from locations such as recreation areas where a carcass might attract bears, at a popular picnic area where the public might object, or along the sides of roads or trails.
Addressing students at an international business school in Shanghai, Mrs McAleese said: "Britain as a coloniser went to extraordinary lengths to obliterate Irish culture and language.
In other words, they couldn't be taken away, no matter how many other people wanted to abridge or obliterate them.
Poor sheet formation can obliterate watermark quality to the point at which visual assessment is questionable.
Khan has claimed Pakistan has a nuclear arsenal that could obliterate major Indian cities ''three times over,'' an Islamabad newspaper reported Friday.
it was just history repeating itself, because the history of this country is that if you don't do what "they" want, the answer is to obliterate you.
When a taxpayer does not strike out or obliterate the jurat, but adds language to it, the nature of the additions must be examined.
Traffickers usually obliterate serial numbers to disguise or sever any connection of firearms to their source.
A citizen has trouble keeping track Of why we may obliterate Iraq.
Makers of Subversion MultiSite Set to Contribute Server-Side Java APIs and New Obliterate Feature