extirpate


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extirpate

[′ek·stər‚pāt]
(biology)
To uproot, destroy, make extinct, or exterminate.
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But by ignoring the records of Spanish attempts to extirpate "idolatry," Ramos overlooks the abundant evidence that Andean religion maintained more pre-Hispanic practices than she allows.
Pay them a right wage, stop the rot, extirpate the bad ones and reward the good ones.
Do you not own the same word-a-day calendar as the author and didn't know extirpate means exterminate?
About President Asif Ali Zardari, Karzai said that he was the man, who from the very core of his heart wanted to extirpate terrorism.
Repeated digging with religious zeal is required in order to extirpate every last vestige of its roots.
Where there is, in fact, very high exploitation of bucks, APRs are not going to buy you much and will insure that you extirpate mature males.
In 1788, he introduced a resolution at the Baptists' General Committee meeting in Virginia denouncing slavery as "a violent deprivation of the rights of nature and inconsistent with a republican government" and urging the use of "every legal measure to extirpate this horrid evil from the land.
When she has prejudices, she does her best to apologize for them when she cannot extirpate them.
As to the crusade, Housley accepts the common view of a war to extirpate or convert the infidel.
If they had their druthers, the United States would have fought its way to Baghdad to remove Saddam Hussein during the Gulf War and invaded Serbia proper during the Kosovo crisis in order to extirpate Slobodan Milosevic.