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annihilate
Definition:
To reduce to nothing; destroy.

Synonyms:

noun
annihilate
carry off, decimate, eliminate, eradicate, extinguish, wipe out.
verb
change
annihilate, carry off, decimate, eliminate, eradicate, extinguish, wipe out.
destroy
abolish, atomize, bulldoze, decimate, demolish, desolate, destroy, devastate, disintegrate, dismantle, eradicate, exterminate, extirpate, flatten, level, mow down, pulverize, raze, smash, tear down, vaporize, wreck, lay waste, rip to shreds.
obliterate
annul, cancel, censor, cut, delete, edit, eliminate, erase, expunge, expurgate, obliterate, omit, strike.
unsubstantiate
disappear, empty, nullify, vacate.
Examples of usage:
  1. She had, as she was wont to say, talked herself enthusiastic, and in the ardor of her purpose to annihilate the misunderstanding that had troubled her so long she felt herself mistress of the situation. – The Woman in Black by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
  2. Here may he justly estimate The power of mortals, whom The cruel nurse, when least they fear, With motion light can in a moment crush In part, and afterwards, when in the mood, With motion not so light, can suddenly, And utterly annihilate. – The Poems of Giacomo Leopardi by Giacomo Leopardi
  3. The hierarchy cannot discover why people would have religion at a reduced price: in fact, they are all blind, and will not perceive that an enormous mass, in the shape of public opinion, hangs over their heads and threatens to annihilate them. – Newton Forster by Frederick Marryat
  4. It must now be clear that the railway is essentially a monopoly, not, be it noted, because of any especial wickedness of its managers or owners, but because competition is impossible as regards the greater part of its business, and because wherever competition is possible, its effect, as the managers well know, would be to annihilate all profits from the operation of the road. – Monopolies and the People by Charles Whiting Baker
  5. To- day, the least suggestion of his secret desires might bring upon him a storm which would, then and there, forever annihilate them. – The Genius by Margaret Horton Potter

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