Exterminated
Exterminate Ex*ter"mi*nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exterminated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exterminating}.] [L. exterminatus, p. p. of exterminare to abolish, destroy, drive out or away; ex out + terminus boundary, limit. See {Term}.] 1. To drive out or away; to expel. [1913 Webster]

They deposed, exterminated, and deprived him of communion. --Barrow. [1913 Webster]

2. To destroy utterly; to cut off; to extirpate; to annihilate; to root out; as, to exterminate a colony, a tribe, or a nation; to exterminate error or vice. [1913 Webster]

To explode and exterminate rank atheism. --Bentley. [1913 Webster]

3. (Math.) To eliminate, as unknown quantities. [R.] [1913 Webster]


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