Usage examples for obliteration

  1. His obliteration was complete. – Openings in the Old Trail by Bret Harte
  2. The snow fell all that night; with fierce gusts of wind that moaned in the chimneys of North Liberty and sorely troubled the Sabbath sleep of its decorous citizens; with deep, passionless silences, none the less fateful, that softly precipitated a spotless mantle of merciful obliteration equally over their precise or their straying footprints, that would have done them good to heed and to remember; and when morning broke upon a world of week- day labor, it was covered as far as their eyes could reach as with a clear and unwritten tablet, on which they might record their lives anew. – The Argonauts of North Liberty by Bret Harte
  3. He was President of the Society for the Suppression of Useless Knowledge and for the Complete Obliteration of the Past. – The Note-Books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler