uproot


uproot

verb

Definition of UPROOT

to draw out by force or with effort <uprooted the old bridge's pilings upon the completion of its replacement>
Synonyms corkscrew, prize, pry, pull, root (out), tear (out), uproot, wrest, wring, yank
Related Words mine, pluck, remove, take (out), withdraw

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