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bacteroidal

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microorganism, micro-organism, bacterioid, bacterioidal, bacteroid, bacterioid, bacterioidal, bacteroid.
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Correct spelling:
eliminate
Definition:
dismiss from consideration; " John was ruled out as a possible suspect because he had a strong alibi"; " This possibility can be eliminated from our consideration"

Synonyms:

noun
eliminate
annihilate, carry off, decimate, do away with, egest, eradicate, excrete, extinguish, get rid of, obviate, pass, reject, rid of, rule out, wipe out.
verb
annul
abnegate, abolish, annul, cancel, delete, destroy, disavow, dismiss, dissolve, divorce, efface, eradicate, extinguish, invalidate, negate, neutralize, nullify, obliterate, refute, repudiate, retract, revoke, undo, veto, withdraw, Disaffirm.
change
eliminate.
competition
eliminate.
discharge
clear, effuse, extravasate, transude.
exclude
amputate, ban, count out, disqualify, forbid, ignore, prohibit, proscribe, relegate, renounce.
excrete
discharge, emit, evacuate, excrete, exude, secrete.
kill
asphyxiate, assassinate, butcher, chill, depopulate, dispatch, do away with, do in, drown, execute, exterminate, hang, ice, liquidate, massacre, purge, put to sleep, sacrifice, slaughter, slay, smite, smother, snuff, strangle, suffocate.
obliterate
annihilate, censor, edit, erase, expunge, expurgate, omit, strike.
reject
abandon, bar, belch, blackball, blacklist, check, chop, clip, crop, cull, curtail, cut, deep-six, deny, disallow, disapprove, discard, discharge, disclaim, disgorge, drain, eject, emit, erupt, evacuate, excise, exclude, excrete, exhaust, exude, jettison, jilt, junk, lop, oppugn, reject, scrap, secrete, seep, shear, shed, snip, spew, trash, vent, vomit.
remove, throw out
annihilate, bump off, cancel, cast out, count out, defeat, discard, discharge, dismiss, dispense with, dispose of, disqualify, disregard, do away with, drive out, drop, eject, eradicate, erase, evict, exclude, expel, exterminate, get rid of, ignore, invalidate, leave out, liquidate, omit, oust, phase out, put out, reject, rub out, rule out, slay, stamp out, take out, terminate, waive, waste, wipe out, knock out, blot out, cut out, kill, murder, set aside, shut the door on.
seclude
alienate, banish, boycott, cloister, closet, confine, cordon, deport, detach, disbar, evict, excommunicate, exile, expatriate, expel, extirpate, extradite, insulate, isolate, ostracize, oust, remove, screen, seclude, segregate, separate, sequester.
Examples of usage:
  1. Even the aeroplane, whose development in the modern French service has so vastly changed the character of information, and therefore of war, can never eliminate the factor of which I speak. – Waterloo by Hilaire Belloc
  2. I sat there playing a little game I'd invented- trying to figure which ones I'd eliminate if some had to die. – Let'em Breathe Space by Lester del Rey
  3. They wanted to eliminate her, and they had made the blunder of working independently to that end. – Sawtooth Ranch by B. M. Bower
  4. These are carefully prepared to eliminate " dangerous thoughts," i. – Korea's Fight for Freedom by F.A. McKenzie
  5. In the event of invasion- we might as well face that; refusing to think about it certainly will not eliminate the possibility,- in the event of invasion by a powerful foe our first line of defense will be our navy. – The U-boat hunters by James B. Connolly

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