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extermination

mass killing of animals or other pests. Implies complete destruction of the species or other group.
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Here, in the strip of forest, we might have built tree-shelters and settled down; but the Fire People were performing their work of extermination thoroughly.
HE had followed the trail of his fleeing people for eleven days, and his pursuit had been in itself a flight; for behind him he knew full well were the dreaded Russians, toiling through the swampy lowlands and over the steep divides, bent on no less than the extermination of all his people.
Hence the supposed extermination of so many species having similar habits with the rock-pigeon seems to me a very rash assumption.
Since leaving South America we have heard that this war of extermination completely failed.
His name had been proclaimed as a defaulter on the Stock Exchange, and his bankruptcy and commercial extermination had followed.
Honeythunder walked in the middle of the road, shouldering the natives out of his way, and loudly developing a scheme he had, for making a raid on all the unemployed persons in the United Kingdom, laying them every one by the heels in jail, and forcing them, on pain of prompt extermination, to become philanthropists.
I told him that I dreamt of a world like shambles, where the weak would be taken in hand for utter extermination.
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Had we chosen that course, we would most likely now be counting up nearly 75 years of the new Dark Ages, of tyranny, holocausts and exterminations more heinous than we can imagine.