War and violence

raze
(v)
rays
Meaning

completely flatten; lay waste

1st Sample Sentence

The general sent a messenger to tell the enemy that his army would raze their city to the ground with artillery if they did not surrender within twenty-four hours.

Synonyms

obliterate, raze

Mnemonics

raze sounds like RAZOR. which u use to shave. to destroy ur beard. Raze means to destroy completely. So the word raze sounds similar to erase. raze=erase. which means to remove or clean completely.

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