Usage examples for extirpation

  1. The most reliable means of treating tumors is by extirpation with cutting instruments. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  2. 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
  3. 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