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.
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         Trees uprooted left their place.         --Dryden.
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         At his command the uprooted hills retired. --Milton.
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