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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The killing or destroying completely.

Usage examples (24)
  • The extermination of the mosquitoes was carried out by mosquito fish.
  • "To us, extermination is not an option," Peterson said.
  • This may be the latest trend in extermination techniques.
  • He dismisses the notion of gas chambers in extermination camps as a "legend." for more
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