extirpation : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  surgical removal of a body part or tissue
  • n  the act of pulling up or out; uprooting; cutting off from existence

  • The massive extirpation force netted and scatter-gunned the exhausted birds or snared them with long, gum-tipped bamboo poles.
  • Home Secretary James Chuter Ede drew the classic answer from Milton: "Where people aim at extirpating free discussions, they must be regarded as ripe for extirpation themselves.
  • With burning indignation in his tone the Chancellor added: "If I am confronted with the opinion that only the due process of law could have balanced guilt and extirpation .
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  • Give back by being a conservationist
    For hunters, in a lot of ways, these are the 'good old days.' We now enjoy hunting primary game species such as deer and turkeys that were exploited to the extent of near extirpation decades ago.
    Feb. 19, 2014 - The News-Star

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