ABERUNCATE (_third-person singular simple present_ ABERUNCATES, _present participle_ ABERUNCATING, _simple past and past participle_ ABERUNCATED)
* (rare, transitive) To eradicate; to pull up by the roots. [from 18th c.]
* 1983, Alasdair Gray, ‘Logopandocy’, Canongate 2012 (_Every Short Story 1951-2012_), p. 136:
those embryonical conceits which quaversally disposed intellects too often neglect, abort and ABERUNCATE for clamouring projects more fully formed […].