Usage examples for Extirpated

  1. In most countries of Europe- and I fear in many parts of the United States- the woods are already so nearly extirpated that the mere protection of those which now exist is by no means an adequate security against a great increase of the evils which have already resulted from the diminution of them. – The Earth as Modified by Human Action by George P. Marsh
  2. Judaism was nearly extirpated during the reign of Philip V.; it had been secretly propagated for the second time in a remarkable manner, after the reunion of Portugal to Spain. – The History of the Inquisition of Spain from the Time of its Establishment to the Reign of Ferdinand VII. by Juan Antonio Llorente
  3. The sight, or even the smell of wine, does not produce the old desire, which it would inevitably do, if it were only quiescent- not extirpated as I am confident that it is. – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English