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Exterminate implies total elimination, not just reduction or control. SlideThe plan was to exterminate the invasive species threatening the ecosystem.
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Often used to suggest an aggressive or forceful action, especially in pest control or warfare. SlideThe council decided to exterminate the infestation with aggressive measures.
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Can carry a negative connotation, especially when referring to living creatures. SlideThe dictator aimed to exterminate all opposition.