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tr.v. up·root·ed, up·root·ing, up·roots
1. To pull up (a plant and its roots) from the ground.
2. To destroy or remove completely; eradicate.
3. To force to leave an accustomed or native location.
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|Noun||1.||uprooter - a person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to; "a destroyer of the environment"; "jealousy was his undoer"; "uprooters of gravestones"|
annihilator - a total destroyer
bad person - a person who does harm to others
vandal - someone who willfully destroys or defaces property