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Synonyms for extirpate

Synonyms for extirpate

Synonyms for extirpate

destroy completely, as if down to the roots

pull up by or as if by the roots

surgically remove (an organ)

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The population was likely extirpated in the late 1990s.
Martes pennanti (Fisher; Extirpated, Reintroduced).
Perhaps the next generation may never lay their eyes on a homegrown Blue-eyed Mary as that is listed as extirpated in Canada.
Within the 21 states and provinces it originally inhabited, it is listed as extirpated from Pennsylvania; endangered in North Carolina, Mississippi, and Wisconsin; threatened in Illinois, Iowa, and Minnesota; and a species of concern in Michigan and Ohio.
Demonstrating the feasibility and cost-effectiveness of this project may encourage other restoration and reintroduction efforts aimed at declining or regionally extirpated estuarine plants.
This "due" process has been painstakingly extirpated from a reluctant society and placed into the hands of its guardians--lawyers.
The bias is explicit: 'the pernicious stuff' of pseudoscience, the production of which is 'motivated by money and fame', misleads the public and 'corrupts the basis of factual knowledge'; as such, pseudoscience has to be debunked and extirpated (pp.
Of the 66 remaining species, 18 are currently considered extirpated from the entire drainage and 18 maintain reproducing populations only in Wabash River tributaries.
A surprise may be that no endnote cites John Ranelagh's The Agency or any book written by Jeffrey Richelson--or perhaps Langley's reviewers extirpated every one of them.
Fifty-nine sea otters were reintroduced to the coast of Washington in 1969 after being extirpated by pelt hunters during the 19th century; the otters' population has since soared to 500 today.
At the end is a species distribution chart showing which mammals are present, possibly present, introduced, reintroduced, or extirpated at each park.
No, unapologetically and gleefully I shall always hear the benighted gentleman in the commercial say that he extirpated, slew, and executed that damned odor.
Also, he saw the importance of trying to reestablish barn owls in an area where they had once been extirpated because of deforestation, urbanization of rural areas, and the use of pesticides.
After adequate infiltration of the submucosal area of the ranula with normal saline and lidocaine with 1:100,000 epinephrine, we extirpated the ranula carefully.