ERADICATE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ERADICATE
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 v.  completely destroy; eliminate; exterminate
Classic Sentence:
1  You will only eradicate it when you have changed my preference.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
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2  Destroy my desires, eradicate my ideals, show me something better, and I will follow you.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
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3  Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilised by education: they grow there, firm as weeds among stones.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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4  But unimpressionable natures are not so soon softened, nor are natural antipathies so readily eradicated.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
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5  They know our infantine dispositions, which, however they may be afterwards modified, are never eradicated; and they can judge of our actions with more certain conclusions as to the integrity of our motives.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
6  As is the case with all good-hearted people, misfortune had eradicated his bitterness.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
7  This widespread custom of two centuries has not been eradicated in thirty years.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VIII
Example Sentence:
1  If you think about it, that's totally alien to what a drug company might be expected to do, because if you eradicate a disease, there's no need for that drug at all.
2  President Mbeki said that, for the first time in human history, society has the capacity, the knowledge and the resources to eradicate poverty.
3  They warn it could take years to eradicate the pest.
4  They are already battling to eradicate illnesses such as malaria and tetanus.
5  We can eradicate this disease from the world.
6  We are determined to eradicate racism from our sport.
7  Almost 800 people have signed up for the first-ever "Python Challenge," with the majority just average citizens who would normally lack the permits to legally eradicate the invasive species.
8  The disease was thought to have been eradicated in 2000, but the numbers have recently crept back up, largely because of visitors from countries where measles is common and because of vaccine objectors within the United States.