Associations to the word «Exterminate»

Wiktionary

EXTERMINATE, verb. (transitive) To kill all of a population, usually deliberate and especially applied to pests.
EXTERMINATE, verb. (figuratively) (transitive) To bring a definite end to, finish completely. A rather strong word that implies that what has been ended won't resurface.

Dictionary definition

EXTERMINATE, verb. Kill en masse; kill on a large scale; kill many; "Hitler wanted to exterminate the Jews, Gypsies, Communists, and homosexuals of Europe".
EXTERMINATE, verb. Destroy completely, as if down to the roots; "the vestiges of political democracy were soon uprooted" "root out corruption".

Wise words

The words of truth are simple.
Aeschylus