OBLITERATE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of OBLITERATE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
obliterate
 v.  destroy completely; do away with completely so as to leave no trace
Classic Sentence: (35 in 3 pages)
1  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
2  The letters were still legible, but it was perfectly clear from their blurred appearance, and from the staining of the skin round them, that efforts had been made to obliterate them.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. The Adventure of The "Gloria Scott"
3  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 Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 22
4  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
Get Context   In Chapter X.
5  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
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VII. THE CONCLUSION
6  The house emerged; the house that had been obliterated.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 12
7  There were letters; bills; and the morning paper--the paper that obliterated the day before.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 13
8  Shadow had obliterated the garden.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 13
9  For the first time, she had consciously and definitely hated Clifford, with vivid hate: as if he ought to be obliterated from the face of the earth.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 13
10  Others, again, while this was in progress, lifted their eyes and swept the vast expanse of country commanded by their position, now lying nearly obliterated by shade.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
11  Shadowy eye-sockets, deep as those of a death's head, suddenly turned into pits of lustre: a lantern-jaw was cavernous, then it was shining; wrinkles were emphasized to ravines, or obliterated entirely by a changed ray.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
12  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
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
13  Here, once again, was the mark of the bicycle, though nearly obliterated by the hoofs of cows.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
14  It was almost as if the other face, the face of the superseded woman, had obliterated that of the intruder.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In V
15  If Charles had inherited any of the qualities of the stern, fearless, hot-tempered soldier who had been his father, they had been obliterated in childhood by the ladylike atmosphere in which he had been reared.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
Example Sentence:
1  Their warheads are enough to obliterate the world several times over.
2  She tried to obliterate all memory of her father.
3  Perhaps she gets drunk to obliterate painful memories.
4  The tidal wave would obliterate several island villages,.
5  He obliterated the blackboard before break.
6  Hiroshima was nearly obliterated by the atomic bomb.
7  The missile strike was devastating - the target was totally obliterated.
8  Now, uttered before a stranger, the accusation cut me to the heart; I dimly perceived that she was already obliterating hope from the new phase of existence which she destined me to enter.