Definition of obliterate :
1. Scarcely distinct; - applied to the markings of insects.
2. To erase or blot out; to efface; to render undecipherable, as a writing.
3. To wear out; to remove or destroy utterly by any means; to render imperceptible; as. to obliterate ideas; to obliterate the monuments of antiquity.
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annul (part of speech: verb)
delete, efface, divorce, eradicate, dismiss, reject, disavow, extinguish, eliminate, neutralize, retract, disaffirm, veto, refute, abnegate, negate, deny, withdraw, nullify, destroy, cancel, abolish, repudiate, revoke, invalidate, undo, disclaim, annul, dissolve
obliterate (part of speech: verb)
forget (part of speech: verb)
- He answered: " When the P's which have remained Still on thy face almost obliterate Shall wholly, as the first is, be erased, Thy feet will be so vanquished by good will, That not alone they shall not feel fatigue, But urging up will be to them delight." - "Divine-Comedy-Longfellow-s-Translation-Complete", Dante Alighieri.
- You have done something that no love on earth could obliterate; you have robbed my memory of a sweet confidence, of the one glorious thing that made me look upon you as the best of men- your nobility. - "Castle Craneycrow", George Barr McCutcheon.
- We mustn't be always standing aside and making room: we mustn't obliterate ourselves. - "Father Payne", Arthur Christopher Benson.