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  • v. to forget, to wipe from existence


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  • 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

  • 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?

    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

  • Doesn't that Strong Naming stuff obliviate the need for Code Signing with Certificates?

    MSDN Blogs

  • Placing emphasis on the looks, and perceived weaknesses of Limbaugh, is the left attempt to demonizing him and conservatives to obliviate any oposition liberals have, and with his article, Frum sets himself squarely on the liberal side.

    The American Spectator

  • After above an hour’s conversation with La Motte, she returned to the lodgings of Madame, where, languid and ill, she withdrew to her chamber, and tried to obliviate her anxieties in sleep.

    The Romance of the Forest


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