obliterated obliterated  /əb ˈlɪ tə ˌreɪ tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) reduced to nothingness

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. He cut her throat, obliterated her face, removed her liver, heart and uterus, and hung pieces of her flesh from nails on a nearby wall.
  2. As a result, the cool, composed Pat Nixon of endless bunting-draped platforms obliterated the warm Pat Nixon who put the shy at ease and never forgot a birthday.
  3. That guyll be invited back, even if his dude duds obliterated the dress code.

News

  1. Perseverance is a key element of civil rights

    John W. Bluford III, the president and CEO of Truman Medical Center, calls himself an optimist and is excited about civil rights in next 50 years. “You have to think that the color line will be obliterated by then,” he said. What concerns him, though, is the diminishing ability of people to have good relationships forged through meaningful communications.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Kansas City Star

  2. Woman dies two days after Montgomery County home explosion

    A 55-year-old Montgomery County woman died Thursday after suffering burns to more than 85 percent of her body when a home was obliterated by an explosion Tuesday.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Bryan-College Station Eagle

  3. Home destroyed in Westminster explosion

    A gas explosion in Westminster obliterated one home and damaged several others Thursday.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KMGH 7 Denver

Quotes

  1. "When Leonid Brezhnev stripped us of our citizenship in 1978, we were obliterated," Rostropovich recalled in a 1997 interview in Strad magazine. "Russia was in my heart _ in my mind. I suffered because I knew that until the day I died, I...
    on Apr 27, 2007 By: Mstislav Rostropovich Source: FOXNews

  2. "It's as if the entire Gulf Coast were obliterated by the worst kind of weapon you can imagine," Bush said at another point.
    on Sep 2, 2005 By: President Bush Source: Washington Post

  3. "In Cameron, there's really hardly anything left. Everything is just obliterated," said Blanco, who has asked the federal government for $34 billion to aid in storm recovery.
    on Sep 25, 2005 By: Kathleen Blanco Source: Seattle Times

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infatuated infatuated
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