October 27

extirpate

Listen to extirpate pronounced

/ˈɛk stərˌpeɪt/

verb. 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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