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  • n  the act of rubbing or wiping
  • v  rub with a circular motion
    wipe the blackboard

  • In the wake of the spinach scare, even the friendliest food can seem like a biological hazard, and scrubbing alone won't necessarily wipe out pesticides or bacteria.
  • Thousands of residents of the Greek capital have been evacuated as wildfires destroy homes and wipe out one of Athens last forests.
  • In Franco's Spain, where Resistance fighters roam the woods, a sadistic officer (Sergi Lopez) is determined to wipe them out.
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  • Letter: Meth destroys communities
    Editor: Our most dangerous terrorists are living and working in our communities, making and dealing methamphetamine. They destroy communities and children, and wipe out the hope of anyone who comes in contact with them.
    June 16, 2013 - The St. Augustine Record
  • Idaho: Another City Considers LGBT Protections
    The city of Idaho Falls is considering an LGBT rights ordinance, but a state law could wipe out that ordinance and six others like it across the state.
    June 15, 2013 - Gayapolis
  • Thank You! #TPDrive Brings in 229,485 Rolls for Charity
    SACRAMENTO- Thank you everyone who helped wipe out toilet paper costs for more than a hundred charities in the Sacramento area. The 5 th Annual FOX40 and Live United Toilet Paper Drive brought in 229,485 rolls! That shattered our goal …
    June 14, 2013 - FOX40 Sacramento

  • Ehud Olmert in International Herald Tribune
    Iran openly, explicitly and publicly threatens to wipe Israel off the map,Olmert said. "Can you say that this is the same level, when you are aspiring to have nuclear weapons, as America, France, Israel, Russia?"
  • Tzipi Livni in Guardian Unlimited
    Iran exports terrorism, destabilizes the region, denies the Holocaust and threatens to wipe Israel, my home, off the map,said Livni, referring to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's frequent calls for the elimination of Jewish state.
  • John McCain in TIME
    So let me get this right, we sit down with Ahmadinejad and he says 'we're going to wipe Israel off the face of the earth' and we say, 'no you're not.' Oh please,McCain said.

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