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synonyms for exterminate

  • annihilate
  • decimate
  • eradicate
  • extinguish
  • obliterate
  • slaughter
  • stamp out
  • wipe out
  • abolish
  • destroy
  • eliminate
  • erase
  • execute
  • extirpate
  • massacre
  • blot out
  • do away with
  • finish off
  • put an end to
  • rub out
  • send to kingdom come
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antonyms for exterminate

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  • bear
  • build
  • create
  • help
  • ratify
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How to use exterminate in a sentence

His big winning idea was to exterminate poverty for 3 million elderly people in Korea by publishing an interactive research paper to influence Korean pension reform.
THIS OZY GENIUS TACKLED KOREAN PENSIONSPALLABI MUNSIMARCH 15, 2021OZY
Fingers crossed that one of those over-the-air updates exterminates this bug without introducing something worse.
FORD’S ELECTRIC MUSTANG MACH-E IS AN IMPORTANT LEAP INTO THE FUTUREDAN CARNEYFEBRUARY 12, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
I should have voted for at least three presidential candidates at this point in my life, but that possibility where I come from was exterminated like a deadly pandemic.
MY VOTE ON BEHALF OF THOSE WHO ARE EXCLUDEDYARIEL VALDÉS GONZÁLEZOCTOBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Stamets’ other mushroom nostrums include dissolving petroleum waste, exterminating unwanted insects, and creating vaccines that can eradicate viruses.
HOW PSILOCYBIN CAN SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENMARK MACNAMARASEPTEMBER 30, 2020NAUTILUS
There was not a moment to lose, for one well-directed shot might exterminate half of us.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
From the very first of the war their work was to help exterminate the guerrilla bands which infested the State.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The regular troops, the constabulary, and other armed forces combined were unable to exterminate brigandage.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
You like to divide yourselves into nations, to trick yourselves out in national costumes, and to exterminate each other to music!
URANIACAMILLE FLAMMARION
Shepherds have entered into a conspiracy to exterminate the wolves.
THE BLOT ON THE KAISER'S 'SCUTCHEONNEWELL DWIGHT HILLIS
A determined effort is now being made to exterminate the rat because of its connection with bubonic plague.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
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