Definitions

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  • adj. relating to or marked by extermination

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to extermination; tending to exterminate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Serving or tending to exterminate.

Etymologies

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to exterminate + -ory

Examples

  • Check out this fantastic Dalek Christmas tree, a nightmare of exterminatory, glittery cheer.

    Boing Boing

  • Thus the Jewish state, desperate for peace and institutionally traumatised from six decades of exterminatory attrition directed at it solely for the crime of existing, has its victimisation not only erased but turned against it in a systematic inversion of truth and lies.

    The Royal Court's mystery play

  • The contribution that these charities have made in helping form the monstrous view that Israel is a demonic aggressor rather than the historic victim of exterminatory aggression – a viewpoint which has unleashed the current wave of Jew-hatred in Britain and the west – cannot be exaggerated.

    The ugly face of bigoted Britain

  • The Final Solution, as the Nazis called it, was originally only one of the exterminatory projects to be implemented after a victorious war against the Soviet Union.

    Holocaust: The Ignored Reality

  • Ten years after writing that, Churchill led the way in cruel, brutish, and exterminatory war-making against women and children, partly thanks to his uncompromising personality, partly thanks to what was seen as the logic of the situation.

    Churchill and His Myths

  • Yet the Islamic world pretends that the Christian world is engaged in an act of exterminatory aggression against it.

    Britain thrilled by offer to submit or die

  • He'd hear on hate radio -- there was a Rwandan radio station that just propagated exterminatory propaganda about the Tutsi "cockroaches," they called them.

    A Problem From Hell: America and the Age of Genocide

  • Indeed we should be mutually justified in this exterminatory war upon each other, full as much as you are in the unprovoked persecution of your present countrymen, on account of the conduct of men of the same name in other times.

    Paras. 225-249

  • Among animals, save in the warfare of carnivorous animals for their daily food, there are no exterminatory wars between species, and even local wars over territory are of very rare occurrence.

    The Minds and Manners of Wild Animals A Book of Personal Observations

  • The country was inhabited by several nations of Indians, some known as Wood Indians, others as Prairie Indians and these again were divided into tribes or clans, frequently at war with each other; and these wars were cruel in the extreme, often exterminatory, neither age nor sex being spared.

    The Ferryman of Brill and other stories

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