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Extinguish

Ex`tin´guish   Pronunciation: ĕks`tĭņ´gwĭsh
v. t.1.To quench; to put out, as a light or fire; to stifle; to cause to die out; to put an end to; to destroy; as, to extinguish a flame, or life, or love, or hope, a pretense or a right.
[imp. & p. p. Extinguished(ĕks*tĭņ"gwĭsht); p pr. & vb. n. Extinguishing.]
A light which the fierce winds have no power to extinguish.
- Prescott.
2.To obscure; to eclipse, as by superior splendor.
Natural graces that extinguish art.
- Shak
Verb1.extinguish - put an end to; kill; "The Nazis snuffed out the life of many Jewish children"
Synonyms: snuff out
2.extinguish - put out, as of fires, flames, or lights; "Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained"; "quench the flames"; "snuff out the candles"
Antonyms:
ignite, light - cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat; "Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter"; "Light a cigarette"
3.extinguish - extinguish by crushing; "stub out your cigar"
4.extinguish - kill in large numbers; "the plague wiped out an entire population"
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