Examples of wipeout in a Sentence
The surfer had a nasty wipeout.
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Jesen Therrien, a hardthrowing righthander with a wipeout slider, moved earlier this month to triple A after dominating at double A.
That’s what fans have been calling for ever since Woodrum ran for two touchdowns in the wipeout of the Miami Dolphins in the second preseason game.
Tauscher compared this wipeout to the one that took out elm trees several decades ago from Dutch Elm Disease.
While some folks rode again, I was exhausted and elected to stay put rather than risk a wipeout on another run.
Its crumbling power grid suffered a total wipeout when Hurricane Maria lashed the island last month.
Another possibility is that many Virginia voters who would have voted for Gillespie stayed home, convinced their votes weren’t needed because polls predicted a wipeout victory.
In China, they can be made of aluminum, which makes them liable to buckle under stress, resulting in serious wipeouts.
More aces and wipeout closers will abound in the National League playoffs.
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Examples of wipe out in a Sentence
he didn't get his gambling under control until he had already wiped out his entire life savings
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The idea that a simple molecule could restore lost energy and wipe out major diseases seems like a fantasy.
If North Korea gets missiles off before the American attack wipes out their launch locations, American lives could be jeopardized because of a false belief.
Key stat: Ayisire's third interception was almost a 99-yard pick-six that would have trimmed the Jaguars’ lead to 23-17 midway through the third quarter, but a penalty wiped out the play and put the ball on the Bell eight-yard line.
That, and a combination of debt crises, falling cotton prices and cheap Chinese imports, wiped out textile industries across the continent.
Strain shrimp stock through a fine-mesh sieve into a large bowl, pressing on solids to extract as much liquid as possible; discard solids and wipe out pot.
Transfer to a paper towel to drain; wipe out skillet.
In some territories Irma has wiped out assets worth more than annual GDP.
When wolves were delisted in 2012, 20 percent of their Wisconsin population was wiped out in just one hunting season, including 17 entire family units.
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Synonymsabolish, black out, blot out, cancel, clean (up), efface, eradicate, erase, expunge, exterminate, extirpate, liquidate, obliterate, root (out), rub out, snuff (out), stamp (out), sweep (away), annihilate
Related Wordsdecimate, demolish, destroy, devastate, ravage; dismantle, flatten, mow (down), raze, tear down; ruin, total, waste, wreck; blast, blow up, dash, dynamite, smash; atomize, consume, devour, dissolve, fragment, powder, pulverize, shatter, splinter; doom, finish, kill, kill off, terminate, zap; cancel, cut, discard, ditch, eject, excise, expel, jettison, oust, throw out
Near Antonymsconserve, preserve, protect, save; build, construct, create, fabricate, fashion, forge, form, frame, make, manufacture, shape; fix, mend, patch, rebuild, recondition, reconstruct, renew, renovate, repair, restore, revamp
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