Predicate: annihilate

Roleset id: annihilate.01 , destroy utterly, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

annihilate.01: ANNIHILATE-V NOTES: VN updated by Julia. Member of Vncls destroy-44, murder-42.1. (from annihilate.01-v) ANNIHILATION-N NOTES: Roleset based on instances in BOLT-P01, nouns parts 1& 2. Maps to verb annihilate.01, which is member of Vncls destroy-44, murder-42.1. (from annihilation.01-n)


annihilation (n.)Destroying Killing
annihilate (v.)Destroying Killing


        Arg0-PAG: destroyer (vnrole: 44-Agent, 42.1-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing destroyed (vnrole: 44-Patient, 42.1-Patient)
        Arg2-MNR: instrument of destruction (vnrole: 44-Instrument, 42.1-Instrument)

Example: military

        The army annihilated the small city with a few well-placed bombs.

        Arg0: The army
        Rel: annihilate
        Arg1: the small city
        Arg2: a few well-placed bombs

Example: With ext only

        Israel is Western , civilized , the progenitors of the first Christian community , and facing total annihilation every day of its life , thanks to being surrounded by psycopathic states .

        Rel: annihilation
        Argm-ext: total

Example: Args 0 & 1

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        ...fighting lasted until around 10 August as U.S. troops continued their annihilation of the Japanese force.

        Arg0: their
        Rel: annihilation
        Arg1: of the Japanese force