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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To destroy. Also: to pull up by the roots.

Usage examples (25)
  • Their job was to extirpate all of the weeds in the garden.
  • The true way is to discover and to extirpate the germs.
  • But gradually and secretly do they extirpate their doers.
  • He declared in plain terms that the Council was to extirpate the for more
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