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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of outroot.


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  • The tendency to follow after other gods, and to depart from Jehovah in this way, had been outrooted from the habits of these exiles; and their example now would be for all time an incentive to others to resist, at any cost, the pressing inducements to become idolaters.

    The Three Additions to Daniel: A Study. 1906

  • I could not reconcile the former incident with the attributes of man; and yet a secret faith, not to be outrooted or suspended, swayed me, and compelled me to imagine that the detection of this visitant would unveil the thief.

    Edgar Huntly or, Memoirs of a Sleep-Walker Charles Brockden Brown 1790


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