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extirpate

[′ek·stər‚pāt]
(biology)
To uproot, destroy, make extinct, or exterminate.
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It is eugenics on steroids-eliminating and eventually extirpating "defective stocks" while we "release" and "cultivate" what Sanger believed were "the better racial elements in our society.
The minister said the Muslims always succeeded in extirpating the evils in society and getting a system of peace and tranquility in the world by adopting the Sunnat-e-Nabawi, but their downfall started when Muslim rulers acceded to the temptations of imperial forces that caused unrest and disturbance all over the world.
So far there is no evidence a fish kill has been responsible for extirpating a Topeka shiner population, but the potential threat is certainly real.