/ˈɛk stərˌpeɪt/


1 to cut out by surgery. 2 a to pluck up by the stem or root. b to root out. c to eradicate, literally or figuratively. d to destroy wholly.

Sandra told her one-night stand that he should extirpate the giant mole on his ass. But he’d grown quite fond of the hairy blot. It was, after all, a pretext to dropping his pants — an exercise he’d also grown quite fond of.

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“Extirpate.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/extirpate. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “extirpate”, accessed April 17, 2024, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/extirpate.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Extirpate. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved April 17, 2024, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/extirpate

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