Eradicate

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Eradicate

To completely do away with something, eliminate it, end its existence.
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The products, collectively termed eradicants, strive to kill the pathogen before it can infect the host; kill the insect before it can do much damage or reproduce; or kill the weed before or shortly after it emerges.