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adjective as in grazing

noun as in extraction

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Ordinary people flocked to the Maidan, burning anything flammable and uprooting hunks of pavement to throw at police.

Beyond uprooting our basic human freedoms, Steel predicts the drones will be used to enforce “any law.”

That is an estimated 125,000 settlers, some 30,000 homes—15 times the withdrawal (if not to say uprooting) from Gush Katif.

Removing the immediate threat of uprooting could do just that.

The days of the bulldozers uprooting Jews is behind us, not ahead of us.

At best, there will be much for her to endure; I dread an uprooting of long familiar habits for any one of her age.

Except for the uprooting, the undermining influences of his war experience, he would have been revolted at his own actions.

The difficulty which was before him now was as trifling as the uprooting of a hazel switch after the conquest of a forest of oaks.

Hence an uprooting and replanting are necessary (a revolution not a reformation) which will give the world a new tree of state.

It is very helpful to the uprooting of weeds from one's own mind as well as the detection of beams in one's neighbor's eyes.


On this page you'll find 96 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to uprooting, such as: null, biting, null, cropping, eating, and feeding.

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