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  • n. A person who, or thing that eradicates

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who roots up or roots out and destroys.
  • n. An agricultural implement or machine used in uprooting.

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

  • n. someone who exterminates (especially someone whose occupation is the extermination of troublesome rodents and insects)


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  • My primary scorpion eradicator is a flyswatter, if they are on a wall, or somewhere where stomping is not an easy option.


  • The eradicator is a small pair of tweezers made, ordinarily, out of a piece of beaten brass wire bent double and having inturned edges.

    The Manóbos of Mindanáo Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences, Volume XXIII, First Memoir

  • The term is profoundly masculine, for a "wap" is some evil-eyed foreigner who might disturb our picnic privacy, and his eradicator is a pistol.

    The Joys of Being a Woman and Other Papers

  • Foreign Minister Jose Angel Gurria Trevino said "systematic" American news leaks not only give a skewed picture of the drug war-ignoring, for example, the fact that Mexico is the leading eradicator of drugs in the world-but also destroy trust between governments.

    A Leap Of Faith

  • Ducking by Georgianne Nienaber on Thursday, Jun 26, 2008 at 3: 04: 30 PM confirmed: Cheney was the "duck eradicator" ... by Mr M on Thursday, Jun 26, 2008 at 7: 00: 42 PM

    Floods: New Orleans Keeping an Eye on 17th Street Levee

  • These days, Schoveron, a professional bee eradicator, never knows what kind of bees he's going to stick his glove hand into.

    CNN Transcript Feb 6, 2006

  • That is the behavior I want eradicated, and I want to be the eradicator!

    Hippy Road Rage

  • The stolid lepidos continued to monitor the bruise eradicator.

    Perseus Spur

  • Bosch rolled down the window, badged him and asked who the head medfly eradicator was.

    The Black Ice

  • A count of heads reduced full to six-his mother, his wife, his sister Ju-Ju, his Aunt Julia, Pompey's wife, and another woman closer inspection placed as his cousin Julia called Julia Antonia because she was married to Marcus Antonius, the pirate eradicator.

    Fortune's Favorites


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