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The dict-ified word of the day is deracinate

| source : web1913 | Deracinate \De*rac"i*nate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deracinated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deracinating}.] [F. d['e]raciner; pref. d['e]- (L. dis) + racine root, fr. an assumed LL. radicina, fr. L. radix, radicis, root.] To pluck up by the roots; to extirpate. [R.] While that the colter rusts That should deracinate such savagery. --Shak. | source : wn | deracinate v 1: move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment; "The war uprooted many people" [syn: {displace}, {uproot}] 2: pull up by or as if by the roots; "uproot the vine that has spread all over the garden" [syn: {uproot}, {extirpate}, {root out}, {pull up}]

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