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synonyms for extirpation

  • annihilation
  • destruction
  • extinction
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How to use extirpation in a sentence

It was a contest for extirpation, and ere it ended the flower of the English and the chivalry of the Indians were laid low.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Hundreds of the ablest judges were selected for the extirpation of this crime.
THE NECESSITY OF ATHEISMDR. D.M. BROOKS
They may be operated on by means of incision or extirpation.
OLD-TIME MAKERS OF MEDICINEJAMES J. WALSH
Margaret herself had been purposely kept in ignorance of the plan for the extirpation of the Protestants.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
What prolific sources of disease are not those mineral and vegetable poisons, that have been introduced for its extirpation!
VEGETABLE DIET: AS SANCTIONED BY MEDICAL MEN, AND BY EXPERIENCE IN ALL AGESWILLIAM ANDRUS ALCOTT
Total extirpation was resolved against those Indian nations which had taken part in the massacre.
VIRGINIA UNDER CHARLES I AND CROMWELL, 1625-1660WILCOMB E. WASHBURN
The first settling of the Jews here was attended by an almost entire extirpation of all the former inhabitants.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. I. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
It is said, however, that there it is threatened with extirpation, on account of these animals browsing it too closely.
THE LAND OF FIREMAYNE REID
They require plenty of air, the extirpation of green fly, and a moderate supply of water to preserve them in a healthy condition.
IN-DOOR GARDENING FOR EVERY WEEK IN THE YEARWILLIAM KEANE
Hundt did not stand533 alone in his advocacy of the extirpation of the Jews.
HISTORY OF THE JEWS, VOL. V (OF 6)HEINRICH GRAETZ
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WORDS RELATED TO EXTIRPATION

  • abolishment
  • abrogation
  • annihilation
  • annulment
  • cancellation
  • destruction
  • dissolution
  • elimination
  • end
  • ending
  • eradication
  • extirpation
  • invalidation
  • negation
  • nullification
  • obliteration
  • overthrow
  • overturning
  • repeal
  • repudiation
  • rescindment
  • rescission
  • revocation
  • subversion
  • suppression
  • termination
  • voiding
  • wiping out
  • withdrawal
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