“We expect the regime to try to exterminate us all,” he said.
Riegner warned the Allies that Berlin had a plan to exterminate all Jews in countries occupied or controlled by Germany.
Despite having the nickname “the exterminator,” DeLay did not try to exterminate wasteful spending when in power.
I think your efforts also may rival that of Germany's Adolf Hitler in his attempt to exterminate an entire race of people.
The following summer witnessed the most desperate attempt of all to exterminate the inmates of at least one of the Legations.
He has his points, yet he's a pest, indeed; I would we could exterminate the breed.
They had determined to exterminate them in an execrable horrible way—by poison!
This was not only expensive; half the time it failed to exterminate the pest.
"We did not exterminate the inhabitants of India," said Harold Smith, angrily.
If at the price of my life I could exterminate every living thing that is Prussian I should do it.
1540s, "drive away," from Latin exterminatus, past participle of exterminare "drive out, expel, drive beyond boundaries," also, in Late Latin "destroy," from phrase ex termine "beyond the boundary," from ex- "out of" (see ex-) + termine, ablative of termen "boundary, limit, end" (see terminus).
Meaning "destroy utterly" is from 1640s in English, a sense found in equivalent words in French and in the Vulgate; earlier in this sense was extermine (mid-15c.). Related: Exterminated; exterminating.