uproot

Part of speech: verb

To tear up by the roots; eradicate; destroy utterly.

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Usage examples "uproot":

  1. She would do far more than uproot herself from her home in order to gratify a wish of her adored and blinded son. - "The Red Planet", William J. Locke.
  2. The Egyptian government has prohibited the dye, but it will be difficult to uproot the ancient custom. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  3. It does not seem to me to matter much what kind of religion a man professes, and I should be most unwilling to uproot anyone's belief. - "Hyacinth 1906", George A. Birmingham.