EXTIRPATE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EXTIRPATE
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extirpate
 v.  root out; eradicate, literally or figuratively; destroy wholly
Classic Sentence:
1  They were commanded to extirpate magic and heresy.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
2  The brigands have never been really extirpated from the neighborhood of Rome.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
3  The individuals extirpated, the tribe subsists.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV—COMPOSITION OF THE TROUPE
Example Sentence:
1  The policemen extirpate the criminals after many years of investigation.