exterminate exterminate  /ɪk ˈstɜr mə ˌneɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) kill en masse; kill on a large scale; kill many
  2. (v) destroy completely, as if down to the roots

Usage(s):

  1. The question is not whether the Israelis want to exterminate the Palestinians.
  2. Iraq has already seen one genocide in recent decades: Saddam Hussein stands accused of attempting to exterminate Kurds, the third largest group in the country.

News

  1. Stealth Inc Sneaking Into E3 With Even More Levels

    It’s the Curve team here, bringing you news about Stealth Inc , the stealth-puzzle-platformer for PS3 and Vita that means to exterminate you at any cost. Taking control of one of PTi Industries’ many cloned test subjects, it’s your job to hack, leap and lurk your way through an enormous test facility, with only an assortment of disgruntled, laser-wielding security drones for company.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PlayStation Blog

  2. Israel's PM opens exhibit at Auschwitz

    Israel's prime minister has inaugurated a new pavilion at the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz to educate visitors about the Holocaust and Nazi Germany's quest to exterminate Jews.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Fox News

  3. Israel's PM Netanyahu opens pavilion at Auschwitz Nazi death camp educating about Holocaust

    OSWIECIM, Poland — Israel's prime minister has inaugurated a new pavilion at the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz to educate visitors about the Holocaust and Nazi Germany's quest to exterminate Jews.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

Quotes

  1. In his recent book "Jerusalem Countdown," Hagee wrote: "Most readers will be shocked by the clear record of history linking Adolf Hitler and the Roman Catholic Church in a conspiracy to exterminate the Jews."
    on Aug 2, 2007 By: John Hagee Source: Atlantic Online

  2. "We must snatch the Iranian president who uses the same discourse as Hitler on the need to exterminate the people of Israel, in order to take him to the International Court in the Hague," said Eitan, a former top Mossad agent.
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: Rafi Eitan Source: AFP

  3. It quoted Morgenthau as saying that as early as Aug 1942, the US government "knew that the Nazis were planning to exterminate all the Jews of Europe".
    on Aug 16, 2009 By: Henry Morgenthau Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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