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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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In a translation and revision of his 2012 PhD dissertation at Theological University Apeldoorn, The Netherlands, Versluis looks at God's command to exterminate the nations of Canaan in light of today's association of religion and violence, and ponders what it means to love and serve a God who would issue such a command.
He likewise draws an oblique conclusion that while the holocaust was an attempt to exterminate the future generation of Jews, the so-called extrajudicial killings, roundly attributed to him, will nevertheless result in the salvation of the next generation of Filipinos,' said Abella.
Iraq has no choice but to exterminate the faceless enemy, and the best way of doing it is to further the process of reconciliation.
In defending his own remarks, Netanyahu quoted the testimony of Adolf Eichmann's deputy at the Nuremberg trials after World War II, who said: "The Mufti was instrumental in the decision to exterminate the Jews of Europe.
Netanyahu quickly backtracked on his statement later in a press conference Wednesday, when he said Hitler was responsible for the "final solution" and made the decision to exterminate Jews.
They appreciated SACH's efforts to exterminate violence from society.
The prize is named after Adolf Hitler because he created a law to protect animals' rights despite planning the Final Solution to exterminate all Jews.
ISLAMABAD -- Chairman Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaaf (PTI) Imran Monday urged Pakistan nation to exterminate their differences and come at one page for the integrity and sovereignty of the country at the defining movements of country's history.
Believing that the ends justified the means, Sheridan defended black freedmen against ex-Rebels in Texas and Louisiana shortly after the war, but also worked to suppress and exterminate the Plains Indians, even as he also defended Indians against corrupt contractors.
Exterminate some of the best and most proficient insect predators in your household?
The question is not whether the Israelis want to exterminate the Palestinians.
DESPITE continued vows to exterminate the human race, the Daleks have snatched top spot in a magazine poll.