Definitions

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  • adj. extirpative

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Extirpative.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Extirpating or serving to extirpate, root out, or destroy.

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Examples

  • Thus the conservative surgeon and the radical or extirpatory surgeon may both be right as far as the ultimate cure is concerned; so that their consciences do not help them out of their differences.

    The Doctor's Dilemma: Preface on Doctors

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