Extirpatory Ex*tir"pa*to*ry, a. Extirpative. [1913 Webster]

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  • extirpatory — index dire Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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  • eradicative — Synonyms and related words: all consuming, all devouring, annihilative, arousing, educible, eductive, elicitory, evocative, exacting, exactive, exterminatory, extirpative, extirpatory, extortionary, extortionate, extortive, extractive, uprooting …   Moby Thesaurus

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