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annihilate | annihilation | annihilator

annihilate annihilation annihilator
utterly defeat or destroy
  • How to Memorize
    • annihilate - destroy
  • Analysis

    When you ‘annihilate’, you destroy something so completely that nothing remains or it ceases to exist. The term is frequently seen in a competitive context where it is used to express a total or heavy defeat, particularly in sport.

  • Exam DBSpoken DBOther
    Synonymsobliterate | obliterationextricateeradicate,
  • Example(s)
    1. If such a bomb was dropped, it would annihilate at least half of the city.

    2. The match wasn’t close, it was an annihilation. We got beaten 7-0!

    3. If things continue as they are, this economic downturn will be the annihilator of my business.