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  Definition of Extirpate
  1. surgically remove (an organ)
  2. pull up by or as if by the roots; "uproot the vine that has spread all over the garden"
  3. destroy completely, as if down to the roots; "the vestiges of political democracy were soon uprooted"
Similar Words: uproot, deracinate, root out, eradicate, exterminate

 

Derivational Morphology: ablation, extirpation, cutting out, excision, displacement, deracination, eradication, obliteration, exterminator, terminator, eradicator, destroyer, ruiner, undoer, waster, uprooter

 

 
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