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eradicate

  

      vb   tr  
1    to obliterate; stamp out  
2    to pull or tear up by the roots  
     (C16: from Latin eradicare to uproot, from ex-1 + radix root)  
  eradicable      adj  
  eradicably      adv  
  eradication      n  
  eradicative      adj  
  eradicator      n  
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eradicate

  
  
abolish, annihilate, deracinate, destroy, efface, eliminate, erase, excise, expunge, exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, obliterate, put paid to, remove, root out, stamp out, uproot, weed out, wipe from the face of the earth, wipe out  

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