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exterminate

ex·ter·mi·nate

exterminate

 
pronunciation:
ihk stuhr mih neIt
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: exterminated, exterminates, exterminating
definition: to get rid of by totally destroying; eradicate; wipe out.
synonyms:
annihilate, eradicate, extirpate, obliterate, wipe out
similar words:
abolish, blot out, decimate, destroy, devastate, eliminate, end, extinguish, lay waste, level, liquidate, ravage
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derivations: exterminable (adj.), exterminative (adj.), exterminatory (adj.), extermination (n.)
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