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ex-termĭno , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. terminus; qs. to drive beyond the boundaries; hence, drive out or away, to expel, exile, banish (rare, save in Cic. and eccl. Lat.; syn.: expello, eicio, proicio, al.).
II. Trop., to put away, put aside, remove: “auctoritatem vestram e civitate,Cic. Prov. Cons. 2, 3: “quaestiones physicorum,id. Ac. 2, 41, 127: “sic exterminatus animi atque attonitus,deprived of senses, senseless, App. M. 3, p. 138, 37 Hildebr.—
III. To abolish, extirpate, destroy (late Lat.; “syn.: exstirpo, deleo, etc.),Vulg. Sap. 16, 27; id. Apoc. 11, 18 et saep.
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