Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Tending to eradicate or extirpate; removing or serving to remove entirely.
  • noun In medicine, a remedy that effects a radical cure.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Tending or serving to eradicate; curing or destroying thoroughly, as a disease or any evil.
  • noun (Med.) A medicine that effects a radical cure.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having the ability to destroy completely or eradicate.
  • noun rare That which eradicates.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

eradicate +‎ -ive

Examples

  • That manifold term - "secularism" - would return to American civic life in later decades; but rather than serving as an eradicative force against public and even private religiosity, this new, soft secularism would be instrumental in achieving equality and unity among diverse groups, from Roman Catholics to Jews to African-Americans and women.

    Religious Right At A Crossroads?

  • That manifold term - "secularism" - would return to American civic life in later decades; but rather than serving as an eradicative force against public and even private religiosity, this new, soft secularism would be instrumental in achieving equality and unity among diverse groups, from Roman Catholics to Jews to African-Americans and women.

    Religious Right At A Crossroads?

  • That manifold term - "secularism" - would return to American civic life in later decades; but rather than serving as an eradicative force against public and even private religiosity, this new, soft secularism would be instrumental in achieving equality and unity among diverse groups, from Roman Catholics to Jews to African-Americans and women.

    Religious Right At A Crossroads?

  • That manifold term - "secularism" - would return to American civic life in later decades; but rather than serving as an eradicative force against public and even private religiosity, this new, soft secularism would be instrumental in achieving equality and unity among diverse groups, from Roman Catholics to Jews to African-Americans and women.

    Religious Right At A Crossroads?

  • That manifold term - "secularism" - would return to American civic life in later decades; but rather than serving as an eradicative force against public and even private religiosity, this new, soft secularism would be instrumental in achieving equality and unity among diverse groups, from Roman Catholics to Jews to African-Americans and women.

    Religious Right At A Crossroads?

  • That manifold term - "secularism" - would return to American civic life in later decades; but rather than serving as an eradicative force against public and even private religiosity, this new, soft secularism would be instrumental in achieving equality and unity among diverse groups, from Roman Catholics to Jews to African-Americans and women.

    Religious Right At A Crossroads?

  • It is always curative and eradicative of disease to a degree never before attained by the highest skill in other methods of treatment in like cases.

    The Woman's Era Vol. 2 No. 10

  • It is always curative and eradicative of disease to a degree never before attained by the highest skill in other methods of treatment in like cases.

    The Woman's Era Vol. 3 No. 2.2

  • It is always curative and eradicative of disease to a degree never before attained by the highest skill in other methods of treatment in like cases.

    Untitled.

  • It is always curative and eradicative of disease to a degree never before attained by the highest skill in other methods of treatment in like cases.

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