“Thirty minutes alone with a man is enough for him to annihilate you,” she remarks, knowingly.
Finally there was the atomic bomb (and the Cold War it created): machine threatened to annihilate all of mankind.
He then went on to compare us to Amalek, the Biblical nation that God commands the Jews to annihilate.
The J in its name actually stands for Jian—annihilate, eliminate.
And there is no doubt that a people must defend itself against those who wish to harm it, destroy it, or annihilate it.
The Chief's warriors would intercept, ambush and annihilate every war party headed for his camp.
Our presence bestows not being on it: our absence does not annihilate it.
I hope Lee will make the most of his time, and annihilate their drilled and seasoned troops.
Or they may have supposed Falk had come in only to annihilate me completely.
Destroy my past, annihilate my present, dissipate my future, and then it will be permitted to me to live in obscurity!
1520s, from an obsolete adjective meaning "reduced to nothing" (late 14c.), originally the past participle of a verb, anihil, from Old French annichiler (14c.), from Late Latin annihilare "to reduce to nothing," from Latin ad- "to" (see ad-) + nihil "nothing" (see nil). Related: Annihilated; annihilating.