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raze

verb

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1 to bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of
  • an entire city block razed by a terrible fire

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2 to destroy (as a building) completely by knocking down or breaking to pieces
  • the developer razed the old school building and built a high-rise condominium complex

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The first known use of raze was in the 14th century

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“Raze.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/raze. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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