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eradicate

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Definition destroy completely
  • I find that the image which I did suppose had been eradicated from my 'eart is NOT eradicated.
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • During the years of unprecedented inhumanity, Schindler saw value in the very people the Nazis labeled as less than human and sought to eradicate.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • The Ousters would be eradicated as a potential menace once and for all.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • "We aren't trying to eradicate peculiardom—we're trying to save it!"
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • And I want to eradicate it....
    Thomas Hardy  --  Jude the Obscure
  • Honesty is a hard thing to eradicate.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • When we were dead, they would spread the word that the criminals had been eradicated, that the Volturi had acted with nothing but impartiality.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • The sex instinct will be eradicated.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • The Horvath changes took time and technology to eradicate.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • I decided to do some research to see if the unacceptable side effects could be diminished or eradicated.
    J.D. Robb  --  Immortal in Death
  • I wrote a reply to his comment: We live in a universe devoted to the creation, and eradication, of awareness.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • I'm glad to see him and to eradicate, for a while, the deadly silence of the house.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • They will become Forsaken, easy prey for the demons, and those Downworlders who have not fled will be quickly eradicated.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Glass
  • Neither, they insisted, could the deep and sad effect of this woman's voice be eradicated from their minds.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  An American Tragedy
  • But they would be dedicated to the eradication of mankind instead of its salvation.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • For example, people have tried to eradicate pests with various pesticides.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • A sound of pleasure slips out of my mouth as the stuff eradicates my itching.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • It was a ritual of eradication.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • The Urgals would finally be eradicated.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • It was rumored that Arrowsmith of McGurk had something which might eradicate plague.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith

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