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irradicable

[ ih-rad-i-kuh-buhl ]
/ ɪˈræd ɪ kə bəl /
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adjective
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Origin of irradicable

1720–30; ir-2 + Latin rādīc(ārī) to grow roots, take root (taken incorrectly as “to root up”) + -able. See eradicable

OTHER WORDS FROM irradicable

ir·rad·i·ca·bly, adverb
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How to use irradicable in a sentence

  • They come with the spring of life, root deep into the heart, and cling with irradicable tenacity through life.

    The Memories of Fifty Years|William H. Sparks
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