War and violence

extirpate
(v)
EX-tǝr-pate
Meaning

uproot; eliminate; totally remove

1st Sample Sentence

The prime minister has vowed to extirpate corruption from the civil service.

Root

e ex (out)#stirps stirpis (a root, stock of a tree) (Latin)

Mnemonics

Extirpate~~~Exterminate or Extract ExtirPate: (Extir+Pate) Extir:Extra & pate:stomach in hindi so extra stomach (belly) is not required, hence to be removed Lord Rama destroyed Ravana by shooting a tir-teer (arrow) in his pate (belly).

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