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      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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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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