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- n. The act of extirpating or uprooting.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of extirpating or rooting out, or the state of being extirpated; eradication; excision; total destruction.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of extirpating or rooting out; eradication; excision; total destruction: as, the extirpation of weeds from land; the extirpation of a diseased gland; the extirpation of evil principles from the heart; the extirpation of heresy.
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- n. the act of pulling up or out; uprooting; cutting off from existence
- n. surgical removal of a body part or tissue
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Could definitely get by without them ... but their extirpation is not likely to happen.
Ideology tends to reject all of these, and ideology that has turned into Identity must go beyond rejection and necessarily engage in extirpation.
Code, on these terms, seems not only like a politicized attempt to reverse the ideologies and political organizations of the present, but also like a fundamental misunderstanding of the logic of secularization itself, which (as Fish says) demands acts of "extirpation" in order to avoid ideological
It belonged to the Royalists equally with the Parliamentarians; the only difference being that the objects for "extirpation" in _their_ policy were and had been the Calvinisms and Presbyterianisms that were now exulting in the power of counter-extirpation.
For "extirpation" means, according to Webster, to "destroy, to pull up by the roots;" which is all we mean by abolition.
Pictures of Slavery in Church and State; Including Personal Reminiscences, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, etc. etc. with an Appendix, Containing the Views of John Wesley and Richard Watson on Slavery
Mein Kampf (My Struggle), Hitler blamed the plight of Germany at the end of World War I on an international Jewish conspiracy and used terms such as "extirpation" and
I discovered that extirpation has the following meanings
My inspiration was a 1934 article by Viktor Hamburger reporting on the effects of limb extirpation in chick embryos.
Yet the overarching goal announced in strategic initiation and six-year follow-through was twofold: The "transformation of the Middle East" into democratic polities according to US standards, and the extirpation of terrorism and its source, "violent extremism."
The persistent pressure of urbanization and its concomitant ailments has driven many of the city's native plants to the brink of extirpation.