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  1. extermination

    Synonyms:
    eradication, extirpation, abolition, destruction

    Antonyms:
    settlement, replenishment, augmentation, colonization, population, propagation, increase

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  1. extinction, exterminationnoun

    complete annihilation

    "they think a meteor cause the extinction of the dinosaurs"

    Synonyms:
    experimental extinction, defunctness, quenching, liquidation, extinguishing, extinction

  2. extermination, liquidationnoun

    the act of exterminating

    Synonyms:
    settlement, elimination, liquidation, extinction

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  1. exterminationnoun

    Synonyms:
    extirpation, eradication, annihilation, destruction, extinction, abolition, excision

  2. exterminationnoun

    Synonyms:
    (Math.) elimination

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  1. exterminationnoun

    Synonyms:
    eradication, extirpation, uprooting

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  1. List of paraphrases for "extermination":

    annihilation, genocide, extinction, destruction, eradication, culling

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#4075settlement
#5264destruction
#9436elimination
#14417genocide
#16484extinction
#17647liquidation
#23148eradication
#24460abolition
#30957annihilation
#41263extinguishing
#42514extermination
#49768culling
#50529quenching
#140219extirpation

How to use extermination in a sentence?

  1. Peter Burnett:

    That a war of extermination will continue to be waged between the races until the Indian race becomes extinct must be expected.

  2. Romania Prosecutor Denisa Cristodor:

    What surprised me is (former prisoners) made no material demands, the historic reparation was enough, it was a regime of physical and mental extermination.

  3. Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi:

    The failure of the military coup...was backed by the former regime, which was one of the perpetrators of extermination, murder and displacement.

  4. Ulysses S. Grant:

    Wars of extermination, engaged in by people pursuing commerce and all industrial pursuits, are expensive even against the weakest people, and are demoralizing and wicked.

  5. Romania Prosecutor Denisa Cristodor:

    It was a regime of physical and mental extermination.


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