to destroy (buildings or a town) completelyDozens of villages have been razed.
The building was completely destroyed.
Further tremors could level yet more buildings.
Roads have been destroyed and crops ruined.
The building is being demolished to make way for a motorway.
flatten, , , , ,
Bombing raids flattened much of the area.
She defeated developers who wanted to bulldoze her home.
kennet (Australian, slang),
They are desperate to erase the memory of their defeat.
a crusade to excise racist and sexist references in newspapers
He deleted files from the computer system.
The message extinguished her hopes of seeing her friend any time soon.
I would like to obliterate the memory of what just occurred.
an attempt to efface the memory of their previous failures
expunge (formal), , ,
The experience was something he had tried to expunge from his memory.
The Romans wished to extirpate Druidism in Britain.
wipe from the face of the earth
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in the sense of bulldoze
to move, demolish, or flatten with a bulldozerShe defeated developers who wanted to bulldoze her home.
in the sense of delete
to remove or cross out (something printed or written)He deleted files from the computer system.
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Life on the edge
The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?