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e·rad·i·cate

eradicate

 
 
pronunciation:
ih rae d keIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: eradicates, eradicating, eradicated
definition: to do away with completely; wipe out.
They eradicated the ants from the kitchen.
synonyms:
annihilate, exterminate, wipe out
similar words:
banish, crush, eliminate, extinguish, kill, stamp out
derivations: eradicable (adj.), eradicative (adj.), eradicably (adv.), eradication (n.), eradicator (n.)
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