War and violence

obliterate
(v)
ob-LIT-ǝ-rate
Meaning

destroy or remove completely

1st Sample Sentence

They attempted to obliterate every trace of the conspiracy by burning every relevant document and deleting every relevant file.

Root

ob (against)#littera (letter, script) (Latin)

Synonyms

obliterate, raze

Mnemonics

lets ' all-be-literate ' and destroy illiteracy completely after destruction things are all over the place and it seems as if the place has been littered. hence ob+liter+ate

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