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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of obliviate.

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Examples

  • While there were many names which could have qualified for a "If I Ran The Universe, They Would Be Destined For Political Oblivion" award, we have to cast a more discerning eye at the list than just who I want to be obliviated, and rather look at who I think will sink to the oblivious depths.

    Chris Weigant: My 2009 "McLaughlin Awards" [Part 2]

  • Long gone are the times when one had to worry whether or not the Mac platform would still be around five years hence, and the Internet has obliviated the old issue of “no good software for Mac” that used to be a serious detraction.

    Decisions, Decisions

  • The world seems to center around that little space where it's happening, and what happens in the rest of the city and the rest -- not to mention the rest of the country is obliviated from the scene.

    CNN Transcript - Reliable Sources: White House Scandals Make a Comeback; Has the Press Lost All Restraint on the Cuban Custody Case? - April 15, 2000

  • I mind once a British man-o'-war took one of our Boston vessels, and ordered all hands on board, and sent a party to skuttle her; well, they skuttled the fowls and the old particular genuine rum, but they obliviated their arrand and left her.

    The Clockmaker — or, the Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick, of Slickville

  • But that's kind of like saying "I'm going to go to the best, wildest party of the year and am going to get obliviated" and then drinking so much you have no idea what the party was like or any other event of the night.

    Damn Interesting

  • He also said the world's current economic crisis was created by business '"desire for super revenues" which had "obliviated all the other criteria of a successful life".

    Latest News Breaking News and Current News from the UK and World Telegraph

  • Drink on Obama's phrases, and get obliviated: misspoke not the guy I knew change spiritual advisor christian

    Drudge Retort

  • "I mind once a British man-o'-war took one of our Boston vessels, and ordered all hands on board, and sent a party to skuttle her; well, they skuttled the fowls and the old particular genuine rum, but they obliviated their arrand and left her.

    The Clockmaker

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