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Used to emphasize the complete destruction of something, often large-scale or with intensity. SlideThe hurricane annihilated the coastal settlements.
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Sometimes used figuratively to describe a devastating defeat or to exaggerate a situation. SlideThe new company policy annihilated our team morale.
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Be cautious as 'annihilate' can sound hyperbolic or overly dramatic in everyday conversation. SlideClaiming the quiz annihilated all hopes for passing was an exaggeration.