exterminated exterminated  /ɪk ˈstɜr mə ˌneɪ tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) destroyed completely

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Historians have roundly criticized the Vatican for maintaining ties to the Utasha regime, which exterminated hundreds of thousands of Serbs, Jews and Gypsies during the war.
  2. Lenin set the stage by creating the first totalitarian socialist state system of concentration camps, which exterminated 60 million Soviet citizens in 50 years.
  3. Even dogs being bred for their meat in southern China were exterminated, and gourmets dissuaded from tasting the rich flesh lest they become infected by class depravity.

News

  • Exterminations worrying bee experts

    A woman was stung by more than 100 bees in Cape Coral on Saturday and Monday afternoon all of those bees were exterminated.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: NBC 2 Fort Myers

Quotes

  1. Biti said Mugabe's decision to go ahead with the June 27 election "totally and completely exterminated any prospects of a negotiated settlement."
    on Jul 1, 2008 By: Tendai Biti Source: Reuters UK

  2. "The hatred felt by the state of Israel against the Palestinians is such that they would not hesitate to send the one-and-a-half million men, women and children of that country to the crematoria where millions of Jews of all ages were exterminated...
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Fidel Castro Source: Montreal Gazette

  3. "The regime exterminated people by assassination and deportation of hundreds of thousands of people," Basescu said. "Behind the socialist humanism there was hidden the most profound contempt for people, for the individual."
    on Dec 18, 2006 By: Traian Basescu Source: International Herald Tribune

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