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extirpate (verb) destroy bad or unwanted things; root out.

When you try to extirpate corruption in society, you try to end it completely. You attempt to root it out. Extirpating slavery is putting an end to slavery. Your extirpate weeds if you root them out. It is very difficult to extirpate, that is destroy completely, by legislation, social evils like racial discrimination as they are concerned with peopleís attitudes.

  • It is difficult to extirpate superstitions. In spite of the progress of science and technology people do not become rational and continue to be in the grip of superstitions.
  • Thanks to President Lincolnís firmness, and thanks to Martin Luther King Jrís efforts, slavery and segregation have been extirpated in the US.
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