adverb root and branch
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Example sentences from the Web for root-and-branch
And it begins with the root-and-branch rejection of Abraham Lincoln.The Rancid Abraham Lincoln–Haters of the Libertarian Right|Rich Lowry|June 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And how have the root-and-branch abolitionists mended matters?
Reform is impossible; therefore let there be root-and-branch revolution.The Life of Mazzini|Bolton King
The most zealous and the most influential of the root-and-branch abolitionists were young when they vaulted into the arena.
Let us now glance at the stages following until the root-and-branch abolitionist shows himself.
He had a bold, forward-looking mind, and was in favour of root-and-branch changes.War Letters of a Public-School Boy|Paul Jones.
Idioms and Phrases with root-and-branch
Utterly, completely, as in The company has been transformed root and branch by the new management. Alluding to both the underground and aboveground parts of a tree, this idiom was first recorded in 1640.