OBLITERATE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of obliterate
Definition:
v. destroy completely; do away with completely so as to leave no trace
Example:
The tidal wave would obliterate several island villages,.
Sentence in Classic:
He wished as much as possible to obliterate the memory of the scenes that had taken place in Ireland and never alluded to them or suffered me to speak of my misfortunes.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Being the least analytic of people, she did not realize that this was because she possessed in some degree these same qualities, despite sixteen years of effort on the part of Ellen and Mammy to obliterate them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
He was not naturally acute of perception, but those too much undervalued his understanding who deemed that this flattering compliment would obliterate the sense of the prior insult.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
He completely obliterates himself in everything, and looks only for permission to serve where service is most disagreeable, and where others would not be attracted.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington Context
It was easy to tell that they had been before the others, because in places their marks had been entirely obliterated by the others coming upon the top of them.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
You perceive several places where it has passed across and obliterated the more shallow mark of the front one.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Of his own relations there stayed with him only Sergey Ivanovitch, but he too was a man of the Koznishev and not the Levin stamp, so that the Levin spirit was utterly obliterated.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
This we know from observing the methods which Christianity has followed in dealing with the religion of the Gentiles, for we find that it has abolished all the rites and ordinances of that worship, and obliterated every trace of the ancient belief.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context