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- ‘War is… a destroyer and annihilator, in short, as an evil that strikes all, victor as well as vanquished.’
- ‘The most infamous family annihilator from early U.S. history is James Purrinton (sometimes Purrington), who slaughtered his wife and children in 1806.’
- ‘The annihilator of the hereditary peers has succumbed to the trade union barons.’
- ‘By expanding as Lord Siva, the Lord becomes the annihilator of the universe when needed.’
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