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  • noun One who, or that which, uproots.

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  • noun a person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to


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uproot +‎ -er


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  • This so enraged the King that, yielding to the suggestions of the wicked Almidor, he agreed to send him, with treacherous intent, to the court of Egypt, as bearer of a sealed letter, in which document he entreated King Ptolemy to take an early opportunity of destroying one who was a despiser and uprooter of their ancient belief.

    The Seven Champions of Christendom William Henry Giles Kingston 1847

  • It actually reminds me of those uprooter droids in Star Wars, in a half lot category of way. 2009

  • -- or from the hideous devilfish of the Gulf, -- gigantic, flat-bodied, black, with immense side-fins ever outspread like the pinions of a bat, -- the terror of luggermen, the uprooter of anchors?

    Chita: a Memory of Last Island Lafcadio Hearn 1877

  • Hopeless of you and of us, of gillies and marquises hopeless, Weary of ethic and logic, of rhetoric yet more weary, There shall he, smit by the charm of a lovely potatoe-uprooter, Study the question of sex in the Bothie of what-did-he-call-it. "'-- p. 18.

    The Germ, Issue #1: Thoughts Toward Nature in Poetry, Literature, and Art Germ: Various Authors 1848


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