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1. annihilation, obliteration

destruction by annihilating something

2. eradication, obliteration

the complete destruction of every trace of something

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see synonyms of obliteration
to destroy every trace of; wipe out completely

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see synonyms of obliteration
verb transitiveWord forms: obˈliterˌated or obˈliterˌating
to blot out or wear away, leaving no traces; erase; efface
to do away with as if by effacing; destroy

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see synonyms of obliteration
tr.v. o·blit·er·at·ed, o·blit·er·at·ing, o·blit·er·ates
1. To remove or destroy completely so as to leave no trace. See Synonyms at annihilate.
2. To render invisible or unreadable, as by erasing or marking over: "The name [on the door] had been crudely obliterated with thick, heavy strokes of black paint" (F. Paul Wilson).
3. Medicine To remove completely (a body organ or part), as by surgery, disease, or radiation.

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