wiped out

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Adj.1.wiped out - destroyed completelywiped out - destroyed completely      
destroyed - spoiled or ruined or demolished; "war left many cities destroyed"; "Alzheimer's is responsible for her destroyed mind"
2.wiped out - destroyed financially; "the broken fortunes of the family"
destroyed - spoiled or ruined or demolished; "war left many cities destroyed"; "Alzheimer's is responsible for her destroyed mind"
References in classic literature ?
And once inside, we'll put her before it; that will keep the smoke away from us and hold back the fire from working aft.
1 -- color) A pair of firefighters from the Burbank department use a hose on Thursday to hold back the fire line near the Newhall Church of the Nazarene.
According to the Hezbollah official, Geagea has taken a hasty step that is outside the current regional efforts aimed at finding an agreement that will help Lebanon "to hold back the fires of Syria.