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1. exterminate

verb. ['ɪkˈstɝːməˌneɪt'] kill en masse; kill on a large scale; kill many.

Synonyms

  • kill off

Antonyms

  • raise
  • assemble

Etymology

  • exterminatus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Exterminate

  • determinate
  • germinate

Example sentences of the word exterminate


1. Verb, base form
Ants in your home are never welcome guests and are problematic to exterminate as they travel in colonies.

2. exterminate

verb. ['ɪkˈstɝːməˌneɪt'] destroy completely, as if down to the roots.

Synonyms

  • uproot
  • extirpate
  • destroy
  • root out
  • destruct

Antonyms

  • be born
  • switch on
  • add
  • begin

Etymology

  • exterminatus (Latin)
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