verb (used with object), ex·tir·pat·ed, ex·tir·pat·ing.
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Origin of extirpate
OTHER WORDS FROM extirpateex·tir·pa·tion, nounex·tir·pa·tive, adjectiveex·tir·pa·tor, nounun·ex·tir·pat·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for extirpate
Fox News Media CEO Suzanne Scott has revamped the HR operation and strived to open lines of communication, though the climate of paranoia instilled by late network founder Roger Ailes will take years to extirpate.
He had, moreover, the adroitness to extirpate that rivalry which alone destroys all united effort.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
After a reaction Louis renewed his efforts to extirpate the iniquity, and his son Philip continued to inflict severe penalties.
Many causes have combined to extirpate the shy and spirited fish.Angling Sketches|Andrew Lang
One of the most pathetic of human fallacies is the assumption that you have only to pass a law in order to extirpate an evil.
Grant us to extirpate these impious Mahometans, and to overturn their empire.The Ruins|C. F. [Constantin Francois de] Volney