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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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"So this is very dangerous, because it is a car bomb, first time that we have a reported suicide bomber at the same time the van has been completely obliterated," he added.
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The entire lumen is obliterated and filled with varying proportions of fibrocollagenous, neural, adipose tissue and lymphoid aggregates.
If Gaddafi and his army are obliterated, who taKes their place?
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On a day when the top-flight fixture card was obliterated, Ally MacLennan, Kenny Campbell, Dougie Rankine and Sorley MacDonald (2) were on target for Skye.
A dog had run over the brick while wet, and almost obliterated the image of the King.
This in Sderot, a town built on the site of an Arab village illegally attacked and obliterated by Israel during their 1948 invasion.
Broadcast scripts formulated in the 1970s for use in the wake of a nuclear attack were published for the first time today, devised to reassure listeners that the BBC was "still there" and had not been "obliterated".
Life on Earth has been witness to five great mass extinctions--events that obliterated more than 50 percent of living things.
In building this superhighway, how many American farms and communities will be obliterated through eminent domain?
Annoyingly the designers had obliterated the normal browser task bars but the clean screen does make for a prettier viewing.