To stamp out

to put an end to by sudden and energetic action; to extinguish; as, to stamp out a rebellion.

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The President is apparently determined to stamp out insurgency, criminality and corruption in the country.
Neil Lennon should not have any worries about Bebek's willingness to stamp out "rugby-esque" challenges with the insurance salesman having dished out 13 bookings in just two European matches this term.
WADDAN, Libya (TAP)- Libyan fighters trying to stamp out the last pockets of Moammar Gadhafi loyalists worked to isolate his hometown Sunday, a day after hold-outs repelled an effort by the new authorities to dislodge them from another town.
Referee bosses hav e b r i e f e d top-flight clubs on the changes that will come into effect in a bid to stamp out mistakes.
Gardai have been urged to stamp out the open drug dealing at a shopping centre after claims they are not doing enough to tackle the problem.
Our emergency services are stretched at the best of times, but this is one area we can all help to stamp out.