obliterate - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/əˈblɪtəreɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theyobliterate
he/she/itobliterates
present participleobliterating
past tenseobliterated
past participleobliterated
  1. 2
    to get rid of a memory, thought, or feeling from your mind

    He tried to obliterate all thoughts of Mary from his mind.

  2. 3
    to cover something completely so that you cannot see it

    The park had been obliterated beneath a layer of snow.

derived word

obliteration

 

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/əˌblɪtəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [uncountable]