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Synonyms for extermination

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. extinction, extermination(noun)

    complete annihilation

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

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

  2. extermination, liquidation(noun)

    the act of exterminating

    Synonyms:
    settlement, elimination, liquidation, extinction

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. extermination

    Synonyms:
    eradication, extirpation, abolition, destruction

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. extermination(n.)

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

  2. extermination(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Math.) elimination

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. extermination(n)

    Synonyms:
    eradication, extirpation, uprooting

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  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. Romania Prosecutor Denisa Cristodor:

    It was a regime of physical and mental extermination.

  2. Yacoob Gewargis:

    The American delay in officially declaring what has happened to the Christians officially as genocide, or mass extermination and systematic persecution has caused a huge disappointment among the Christians, they have waited a long time for the international community, especially America, to declare this so that they can be supported and protected in their own country.

  3. Michael Robinson:

    This is very worrisome, these wolves were subjected to a ruthless extermination campaign to the point where they nearly went extinct.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.


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