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1. extermination

noun. ['ɪkˌstɝːməˈneɪʃən'] the act of exterminating.

Synonyms

  • liquidation
  • destruction

Antonyms

  • activity
  • action
  • active

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • exterminate (English)
  • exterminatus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Extermination

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word extermination


1. Noun, singular or mass
Rid your home of mice by taking a few simple steps toward both extermination and prevention.

2. extermination

noun. ['ɪkˌstɝːməˈneɪʃən'] complete annihilation.

Synonyms

  • disintegration
  • extinction

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • exterminate (English)
  • exterminatus (Latin)
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