Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of exterminate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. destroyed completely.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. destroyed completely

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Examples

  • Not the branches of this accursed tree, but the trunk and the roots, must be exterminated from the land.

    Memorial Sermons

  • Perhaps I’m supposed to respect the views of The Creativity Movement, who holds that all non-Whites, non-Christianians should be exterminated from the earth?

    Waldo Jaquith - Pi is exactly three!

  • This tribe of Apaches has given the government of the United States almost as much trouble as have the Seminoles in Florida, and I hesitate not in saying, that before they are exterminated, which is the only sure plan of making

    The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson, the Nestor of the Rocky Mountains, from Facts Narrated by Himself

  • This tribe of Apaches has given the government of the United States almost as much trouble as have the Seminoles in Florida, and I hesitate not in saying, that before they are exterminated, which is the only sure plan of making a peace with them, they will have surpassed their red brethren of the swamps of the South in the number and enormity of their crimes.

    The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson

  • There is not mine and yours, but this expression is exterminated, that is a cause of countless wars.

    Deacon's Blog

  • I personally cannot think of a more adequate term, especially since General Westermann bragged about the fact that he had "exterminated" everyone in the Vendée.... more

    Archive 2008-12-28

  • Smallpox had been "exterminated" as a naturally occurring disease, but it was almost certain that beyond the two legitimate stocks preserved in the United States and in Russia, other samples were still available.

    'Facing Up to Things'

  • Unless the country were "exterminated" or "a few nuclear bombs" were used to blast Cuba "off the face of the earth," the United States cannot win,

    CASTRO DISCUSSES RELATIONS WITH OTHER COUNTRIES

  • At Zossen, Guderian recorded that deserters 'families were not the only class of Germans to be "exterminated" in that terrible spring of' 45.

    Barbarossa

  • From Ballynakill -- where the ribs rising in the green grass-land, like waves in an emerald sea, tell of extinct cultivation, of depopulated villages, and an "exterminated" people -- to the supremely wretched islands of Bofin and Turk, the record is fearfully consistent.

    Disturbed Ireland Being the Letters Written During the Winter of 1880-81.

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