Thesaurus / extirpate

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When they appear in a district, cattle-farmers have to combine to hunt them down and extirpate them.
As if this were not enough, they tried to extirpate another affection, even more sacred and more devoted still.
Leo determined to extirpate the tyranny of the Vandals, and solemnly invested Anthemius with the diadem and purple of the West .
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None of them have beards, and it would seem they use a cosmetic to extirpate them.
The prince-bishops of those territories had long been anxious to extirpate Lutheranism from their dioceses.
As a means deemed by him necessary to this end, he endeavored to extirpate Christianity.
As a good son of the Church I am bound to extirpate that most pernicious root of heresy from all German lands.
THE MERCENARYW. J. ECCOTT
True enlightenment will extirpate them, as well as other malaria.
One of the most pathetic of human fallacies is the assumption that you have only to pass a law in order to extirpate an evil.
Liberal statesmen, on the contrary, desired to extirpate rebellion Irish Church.

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