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Word: extirpate

Definition: root up; uproot; destroy completely


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::: engaging - charming; attractive
::: invective - abuse
::: profound - deep; not superficial; complete; Ex. profound thinker/remark/silence/deafness; N. profundity
::: piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
::: ejaculation - exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
::: clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed
::: travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
::: Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
::: fanciful - whimsical; visionary; imaginary; produced by imagination; Ex. fanciful scheme
::: hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands