After the extirpation of the Indians, the labor of African slaves was introduced.
He then and there determined to devote his life to the extirpation of heresy.
It makes it the religious duty of Christians to legislate for the extirpation of the former and the punishment of the latter.
extirpation has been the watchword with which Caucasian Christianity has gone about the world.
This wary politician was too sagacious to propose what he had at heart—the extirpation of the hierarchy!
Hundreds of the ablest judges were selected for the extirpation of this crime.
In our own neighbourhood, if the war and extirpation goes on, he will soon be a memory only.
But the extirpation was not so thorough as at first appeared.
What prolific sources of disease are not those mineral and vegetable poisons, that have been introduced for its extirpation!
Hundt did not stand533 alone in his advocacy of the extirpation of the Jews.
early 15c., "removal;" 1520s, "rooting out, eradication," from Latin extirpationem/exstirpationem (nominative extirpatio/exstirpatio), noun of action from past participle stem of extirpare/exstirpare "root out," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + stirps (genitive stirpis) "a root, stock of a tree."
extirpation ex·tir·pa·tion (ěk'stər-pā'shən)
The surgical removal of an organ, a part of an organ, or a diseased tissue.