Usage examples for extirpation

  1. If justice be done, all necessity for the extirpation of any part of the people will at once be removed. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  2. First and most obvious is the total destruction of the fertility of Middle and Lower Egypt, the conversion of that part of the valley into a desert, and the extinction of its imperfect civilization, if not the absolute extirpation of its inhabitants. – The Earth as Modified by Human Action by George P. Marsh