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irradicable

[ih-rad-i-kuh-buh l] /ɪˈræd ɪ kə bəl/
adjective
Origin of irradicable
1720-1730
1720-30; ir-2 + Latin rādīc(ārī) to grow roots, take root (taken incorrectly as “to root up”) + -able. See eradicable
Related forms
irradicably, adverb
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  • They come with the spring of life, root deep into the heart, and cling with irradicable tenacity through life.

    The Memories of Fifty Years William H. Sparks
Word Origin and History for irradicable
adj.

1728, from ir- "not" + radicable.

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