Examples of uproot in a Sentence
Many trees were uprooted by the storm.
Will we ever be able to uproot racial prejudice?
Taking the job would mean uprooting my family.
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Power and cellphones were largely out; trees were uprooted and some boats were thrown from their moorings.
Just as Clyde was becoming a strong healthy individual, expanding his root system, developing a canopy, and making his own way in life, the mayor took it upon himself to uproot my beautiful child.
The weather service said several soft and hardwood trees were snapped or uprooted by the tornado and some of those trees damaged well-built, single-family homes.
For a long time, Quiñonez Figueroa was angry about being uprooted from his home in a small town in the Mexican state of Colima, about 500 miles due west of Mexico City.
But the Spain international has refused, instead uprooting to Madrid with his Chelsea future now seemingly non-existent.
Karen Corbin, President of the Antigua and Barbuda Humane Society, says the dogs will eventually turn on the horses, cows, goats, sheep, pigs and poultry now roaming free across Barbuda's farmland, as fences and pens have been uprooted or destroyed.
That a woman with a work permit, clean criminal record and community support could be uprooted without warning is among the starkest examples of changes to federal immigration policy under President Donald Trump.
After this historical introduction, the film shifts its point of view to the experiences of Ung (played by an expressive young actress, Sreymoch Sareum), following her as her family is uprooted from their home, relocated and brutalized.
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First Known Use of uproot
Synonym Discussion of uproot
- exterminate cockroaches
- many species have been extirpated from the area
- a campaign to eradicate illiteracy
- the war uprooted thousands
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Definition of uproot for Students
- Many trees were uprooted by the storm.
- Taking the job would mean moving and uprooting the family.
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