annihilate annihilate  /ə ˈnaɪ ə ˌleɪt/

Definition(s):

  • (v) kill in large numbers

Usage(s):

  1. Black holes, he said, do not forever annihilate all traces of what falls into them.
  2. Nor is it Christian to elevate hatred to the extreme of wanting to annihilate those who hold differing opinions.
  3. Gone were allegations of a dirty bomb and a scheme to annihilate apartment buildings.

News

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    Nuclear arsenal Our country spends over $30 billion a year maintaining our huge, aging nuclear arsenal. Do not listen to all the right-wing panic about President Obama weakening our country by reducing our nuclear arsenal to more manageable proportions. We will still have enough nuclear weapons to annihilate this planet a dozen times over. 2013 is “1984” Geroge Orwell wrote the book “1984” about ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Lake County News-Sun

Quotes

  1. "If you do not revolt, Musharraf will annihilate you. Musharraf will not stop until he uproots Islam from Pakistan," Zawahiri said.
    on Jul 11, 2007 By: Ayman al-Zawahri Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  2. "I don't think since the Nazi regime ...... the world has seen a government, which, in pursuit of weapons of mass destruction, threatens to annihilate literally millions of Jews and that is what we see now," Kenney told MPs on the Canadian...
    on Feb 8, 2010 By: Jason Kenney Source: Toronto Sun

  3. Speaking of future challenges to the Jewish state's survival, Peres noted that "there are still those who wish to annihilate us. And at their head, the autocratic Iranian regime that seeks to cast its rule over the Middle East, silence it with...
    on Apr 18, 2010 By: Shimon Peres Source: Jerusalem Post

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