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expugn

v.

early 15c., "eradicate, exterminate," also "conquer, defeat," from Old French expugner, from Latin expugnare "to take by assault, storm, capture," from ex- (see ex-) + pugnare "to fight" (see pugnacious). Related: Expugned.

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