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  • 1 Raze (Underworld) — Underworld character name = Koro caption = Grevioux portrays Raze in Underworld gender = Male race = Lycan occupation = Lycan Warrior family = location = HUN children = status = Deceased first = Underworld last = portrayer = Kevin Grevioux… …

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  • 2 raze — verb the old library will be razed on Saturday Syn: destroy, demolish, raze to the ground, tear down, pull down, knock down, level, flatten, bulldoze, wipe out, lay waste See note at destroy …

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  • 3 raze — v.tr. (also rase) 1 completely destroy; tear down (esp. raze to the ground). 2 erase; scratch out (esp. in abstract senses). Etymology: ME rase = wound slightly f. OF raser shave close ult. f. L radere ras scrape …

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  • 4 Raze — Raze, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Razed} (r[=a]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Razing}.] [F. raser. See {Rase}, v. t.] [Written also {rase}.] 1. To erase; to efface; to obliterate. [1913 Webster] Razing the characters of your renown. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …

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  • 5 raze — is now the standard spelling for the verb meaning ‘to destroy or tear down’ (as in The building was razed to the ground), not rase …

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  • 6 raze — [ reız ] verb transitive to completely destroy a building or town: The troops attacked his village and razed it to the ground …

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  • 7 raze — [reız] v [T usually passive] [Date: 1500 1600; : Old French; Origin: raser, from Latin radere to scrape, shave ] to completely destroy a town or building ▪ In 1162 Milan was razed to the ground by imperial troops …

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  • 8 raze — [rāz] vt. razed, razing [ME rasen < OFr raser < VL * rasare, to shave, scrape, freq. < L rasus, pp. of radere, to scrape: see RAT] 1. Archaic to scrape or graze; wound slightly 2. Now Rare to scrape or shave off; erase 3. to tear down… …

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  • 9 The Forever War (graphic novel) — The Forever War Cover of Volume I. The style and art quality of the cover are representative of the actual graphic novel. Mandella is standing in the foreground Publication information Pub …

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  • 10 Raze's Hell — Infobox VG title = Raze s Hell caption = developer = Artech Studios publisher = Majesco Entertainment distributor = designer = license = series = engine = version = released = vgrelease|United States of America|USA|April 21, 2005 cite web | url …

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  • 11 ground — ground1 W1S1 [graund] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(earth)¦ 2¦(area of land)¦ 3¦(reason)¦ 4¦(subject)¦ 5¦(opinion)¦ 6¦(sport)¦ 7 hold/stand your ground 8 get off the ground 9 gain ground 10 lose ground …

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  • 12 raze — v. (D; tr.) to raze to (to raze a building to the ground) * * * [reɪz] (D; tr.) to raze to (to raze a building to the ground) …

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  • 13 raze — Rase Rase (r[=a]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Rased} (r[=a]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rasing}.] [F. raser, LL. rasare to scrape often, v. freq. fr. L. radere, rasum, to scrape, shave; cf. Skr. rad to scratch, gnaw, L. rodere to gnaw. Cf. {Raze}, {Razee},… …

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  • 14 raze — verb (T) to completely destroy a town or building: raze sth to the ground (=destroy it so that nothing is left): houses that had been razed to the ground in the war …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 raze — UK [reɪz] / US verb [transitive] Word forms raze : present tense I/you/we/they raze he/she/it razes present participle razing past tense razed past participle razed to completely destroy a building or town The troops attacked his village and… …

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  • 16 ground — Synonyms and related words: Bassalia, a priori principle, abyss, abyssal zone, acres, affirmation, agora, air brush, airspace, alluvion, alluvium, ambition, amphitheater, angle, antecedent, antecedents, apriorism, arable land, area, arena,… …

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  • 17 raze — verb a) To demolish; to level to the ground. The word ‘laconic’ derives from Lakon (“person from Lakonia”) the district around Sparta in southern Greece in ancient times, whose inhabitants were famous for their brevity of speech. When threatened… …

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  • 18 The High King — infobox Book | name = The High King title orig = translator = image caption = Dust jacket from the 1st edition author = Lloyd Alexander cover artist = Evaline Ness country = United States language = English series = The Chronicles of Prydain… …

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  • 19 raze — transitive verb (razed; razing) Etymology: alteration of rase Date: 1536 1. a. archaic erase b. to scrape, cut, or shave off 2. to destroy to the ground ; demolish < raze an old build …

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  • 20 raze — razer, n. /rayz/, v.t., razed, razing. 1. to tear down; demolish; level to the ground: to raze a row of old buildings. 2. to shave or scrape off. Also, rase. [1540 50; ME rasen < MF raser < *VL rasare to scrape, freq. of L radere to scrape] Syn.… …

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