Definitions

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  • verb to forget, to wipe from existence

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Stengel predicts that a Presidential candidate on the right will make waves by staging a "Sister Souljah moment" against the Tea Party, which should obliviate any further need to ever reference Sister Souljah again, in America.

    TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

  • To reduce women to no more than the physical, especially when no one else is restricted to such, makes women equivalent to fetuses and denigrates women (non-obliviate, thinking and feeling individuals) and the role that they play in pregnancy while granting fetuses (obliviate, non-thinking, non-feeling humans) an elevated role during pregnancy.

    ProWomanProLife » A chivalrous defence–that’s me defending him

  • Stengel predicts that a Presidential candidate on the right will make waves by staging a "Sister Souljah moment" against the Tea Party, which should obliviate any further need to ever reference Sister Souljah again, in America.

    TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

  • On the tuition-fee front, there may be a business opportunity that may obliviate the entire fee for a certain school (which happens to be both near our home and a good school).

    Archive 2004-05-01

  • On the tuition-fee front, there may be a business opportunity that may obliviate the entire fee for a certain school (which happens to be both near our home and a good school).

    we'll see, won't we?

  • Eventually, city wide free WiFi services may obliviate the need for renting this, but it is valuable in many situations today, so I figure why not?

    Archive 2006-02-19

  • Eventually, city wide free WiFi services may obliviate the need for renting this, but it is valuable in many situations today, so I figure why not?

    Funding BrainJams as a Non Profit Sevice Provider

  • He paused, and there was a moment of profound silence, till he added — “for death only can obliviate the degradation she has occasioned; her death alone can restore the original splendor of the line she would have sullied.”

    The Italian

  • "In the end, you cannot obliviate what has happened," he said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • While I have thus divided man's responsibility in two parts, it might not be improper to obliviate the dividing line and say that man's duties are all under one comprehensive head, viz.: "Mankind's duty is to man."

    One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed

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