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Dictionary Definition

obliterate adj : reduced to nothingness [syn: blotted out, obliterated]


1 mark for deletion, rub off, or erase; "kill these lines in the President's speech" [syn: kill, wipe out]
2 make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing; "a hidden message"; "a veiled threat" [syn: obscure, blot out, veil, hide]
3 remove completely from recognition or memory; "efface the memory of the time in the camps" [syn: efface]
4 do away with completely, without leaving a trace

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  • From Latin obliteratum, past participle of obliterare ("ob"- against + "litera" - letter) meaning to erase.



  1. To remove completely, leaving no trace; to wipe out; to destroy.


Extensive Definition

Obliterate is a grindcore band from Košice. Founded in 1992, as one of the first band of this genre in slovakia


1993 Pieces Of Superior Life (demo) 1995 Blindness (demo) 1997 Blindness (split 7" EP w/ Excrete Alive) Merciless Core 1999 [promo tape] 2000 [split MC w/ N.C.C.] Impregnate Productions 2000 The Feelings Erebos Productions 2002 Against Your Will[split w/ Din-Addict] Scud

Actual lineup:

Tomas Cervenak - Vocals Marek "Stromy" Stromayer - Guitar, vocals Marcel "Barbie" Malega - Drums Teletubbies - Background Laughter
obliterate in Slovak: Obliterate

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

absolve, annihilate, black out, blot, blot out, cancel, consign to oblivion, cross out, declare a moratorium, dele, delete, destroy, efface, eliminate, eradicate, erase, expunge, exterminate, extirpate, forgive, kill, nullify, raze, rub out, rule out, scratch, scratch out, sponge, sponge out, strike off, strike out, wipe out, write off
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