Obliteration


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Obliteration

A destruction; an eradication of written words.

Obliteration is a method of revoking a Will or a clause therein. Lines drawn through the signatures of witnesses to a will constitute an obliteration of the will even if the names are still decipherable.

See: abatement, abolition, annulment, catastrophe, censorship, defacement, destruction, dissolution, obscuration, removal, termination
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The team found that 52 percent (25 patients) had obliteration of the malformation after their initial radiosurgery.
Contract notice: For the award of service for three years, with an option for annual renewal, withdrawal, reading, recognition, data processing and pharmaceutical obliteration of the recipes (ssn-dpc-diabetic and specialist outpatient).
In a general election, the Lib Dems would face obliteration.
obliteration of ties between the two countries, affirming that the leaderships
00pm The superpowered team return for a second adventure, this time facing a mysterious alien sent to prepare the Earth for obliteration at the hands of his planeteating master.
This presented the picture which was an ideological tool at the time in the immediate post-war period to counter the scepticism of intellectuals that the Soviets had transmogrified from our gallant allies to the source of all evil, to the extent that its nuclear obliteration would have been morally justified.
It needn't involve obliteration of heritage - Touchwood is virtually hidden, for instance, and the Bull Ring is on the site of an ugly old building.
If that puts him in his place, it's later up to Blair to save the monarchy from irrelevancy or, worse (or better, depending on your viewpoint), obliteration.
Computed tomography (CT) revealed diffuse cellulitis and myositis with obliteration of the fascial planes (figure).
He has plundered our nation's treasury, plunging Americans headlong into bankruptcy, leading ultimately to the obliteration of the American middle class.
But he also railed against conservative orthodoxies, reviling religious fundamentalism and decrying capitalism's obliteration of American communities.
Today it wields only an untested missile with the theoretical possibility of hitting Alaska or the West Coast, and it knows that attacking America would ensure obliteration.