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annihilate

an·ni·hi·late

annihilate

 
 
pronunciation:
naI leIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: annihilated, annihilates, annihilating
definition: to destroy completely.
The fire annihilated the church.
synonyms:
eradicate, exterminate
antonyms:
create
similar words:
blast, consume, destroy, eliminate, kill, massacre, ruin
derivations: annihilation (n.), annihilator (n.)
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