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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Uproot \Up*root"\, v. t. To root up; to tear up by the roots, or as if by the roots; to remove utterly; to eradicate; to extirpate. [1913 Webster] Trees uprooted left their place. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] At his command the uprooted hills retired. --Milton. [1913 Webster]