from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of, relating to, or pertaining to an extirpation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of rooting out, or tending to root out.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of the nature of or effecting extirpation.
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS: Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) is less invasive and more tissue sparing than extirpative techniques, with an assumed benefit of diminished postoperative pain.
So, Japanese Christianity, having vanished in blood, was supposed to have no existence, thus furnishing Mr. Lecky with arguments to prove the extirpative power of persecution. [