estrepe

transitive verb
es·​trepe | \ ə̇ˈstrēp, eˈ- \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of estrepe

: to wreak needless destruction or waste upon — compare estrepement

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History and Etymology for estrepe

Middle French estreper, from Latin exstirpare to root out

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“Estrepe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/estrepe. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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