Obliterate

Definition of Obliterate

Ob`lit´er`ate
v. t.1.To erase or blot out; to efface; to render undecipherable, as a writing.
[imp. & p. p. Obliterated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Obliterating.]
2.To wear out; to remove or destroy utterly by any means; to render imperceptible; as, to obliterate ideas; to obliterate the monuments of antiquity.
The harsh and bitter feelings of this or that experience are slowly obliterated.
- W. Black.
a.1.(Zool.) Scarcely distinct; - applied to the markings of insects.

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absolve, black out, blot, blot out, cancel, consign to oblivion, cross out, declare a moratorium, dele, delete, efface, eliminate, erase, expunge, extirpate, forgive, kill, nullify, rub out, rule out, scratch, scratch out, sponge, sponge out, strike off, strike out, write off
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