Variant of annihilate
- to destroy completely; put out of existence; demolish: an atomic bomb can annihilate a city
- to consider or cause to be of no importance or without effect; nullify: to annihilate another's ambition
- to kill
- to conquer decisively; crush
Origin: < LL(Ec) annihilatus, pp. of annihilare, to bring to nothing < L ad, to + nihil, nothing
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