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Definition of Annihilate

Annihilate

  1. To reduce to nothing or nonexistence; to destroy the existence of; to cause to cease to be.
  2. To destroy the form or peculiar distinctive properties of, so that the specific thing no longer exists; as, to annihilate a forest by cutting down the trees.
  3. To destroy or eradicate, as a property or attribute of a thing; to make of no effect; to destroy the force, etc., of; as, to annihilate an argument, law, rights, goodness.
  4. Annihilated.

Annihilate Quotations

Exercise to stimulate, not to annihilate. The world wasn't formed in a day, and neither were we. Set small goals and build upon them.
Lee Haney

On the day when two army corps may mutually annihilate each other in a second, probably all civilized nations will recoil with horror and disband their troops.
Alfred Nobel

What man or woman of common sense now doubts the intellectual capacity of colored people? Who does not know, that with all our efforts as a nation to crush and annihilate the mind of this portion of our race, we have never yet been able to do it.
Angelina Grimke

Try as you will, you cannot annihilate that eternal relic of the human heart, love.
Victor Hugo

To really ask is to open the door to the whirlwind. The answer may annihilate the question and the questioner.
Anne Rice
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Annihilate Translations

annihilate in Latin is annullo
annihilate in Spanish is aniquilar
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