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."
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."
Crews of several hundred men were working twenty-four hours a day throughout the mountains, endeavoring to hold back the fires.