verb (used with object), ex·ter·mi·nat·ed, ex·ter·mi·nat·ing.
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There was another group targeted by Hitler for extermination—the Roma.Ron Rosenbaum on Hitler, Hollywood, and Quantifying Evil|William O’Connor|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Pioneers waged wars of extermination against wolves and other predators.Green Politics Has to Get More Radical, Because Anything Less Is Impractical|Jedediah Purdy|April 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Camp Liberty was “a concentration camp” and “an extermination camp,” he said.Iranian Bombs and Black Swans in the Nuclear Negotiations|Christopher Dickey|December 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I was just the director of the extermination program at Auschwitz.
Even while I was doing the extermination work, I led a normal family life.
He carried this war of extermination up to Ilocos, where, little by little, his forces deserted him.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
He prohibited the assemblies in the cemeteries, and reiterated the edict of extermination against the Christians.
Non licet esse vos—It is not lawful for you to exist—was the stern edict of extermination pronounced against the saints.
Their present restriction and partial extermination have been due to the incursions of the warlike Malays.Man And His Ancestor|Charles Morris
But their attacks angered the superior ones, and they began a campaign of extermination against the insect men's empire.Valley of the Croen|Lee Tarbell