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extirpate

[′ek·stər‚pāt]
(biology)
To uproot, destroy, make extinct, or exterminate.
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Here social criticism did not require an extirpation and replacement of religious and aesthetic tradition.
4), it is highly probable that ruffed grouse are now extirpated from 15 of 41 counties, and extirpation is likely to exceed 25 counties (Fig.
Similarly pulp vitality and the timing of pulp extirpation were examined in relation to apical status.
However, unrestricted hunting and conversion of much wetland habitat to agriculture led to the extirpation of whitetails through most of their range.
That Act also declared as its aim the total extirpation and extinction of the Welsh language -an aim which,fortunately,failed.
His program for reform, coming after the concluding session of the Council of Trent, included the following: reform of the clergy, extirpation of heresy, care of the poor, and conversion of Jews, Turks, and other non-Christians.
Gathering popular momentum in the years to come, it would lead in little more than a century to the extirpation of legal slavery everywhere in the hemisphere.
In Japan, although there have been some modest positive steps to speed the extirpation of bad loans from the banking system, which would give the yen some support, many of the measures will take some time to light up the economy.
In 1993, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service listed the bluemask darter as an endangered species because of the extirpation of one of the five populations, the presumed reduction in range and population isolation following construction of the Great Falls Dam, and the continuing threats to the remaining populations caused by nonpoint source pollution and water withdrawals (US Fish and Wildlife Service, 1997).
The knowledge of their utilization is on the brink of extirpation because of drastic changes that were operated within local cultures and farming systems by alien, western models.