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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of pulling up or out; Surgical removal of a body part or tissue.

Usage examples (27)
  • Could definitely get by without them ... but their extirpation is not likely to happen.
  • Ideology tends to reject all of these, and ideology that has turned into Identity must go beyond rejection and necessarily engage in extirpation.
  • For "extirpation" means, according to Webster, to "destroy, to pull up by the roots;" which is all we mean by abolition.
  • Left to themselves their extirpation is inevitable. for more
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