Verb(1) put an end to; kill(2) put out, as of fires, flames, or lights(3) extinguish by crushing(4) terminate, end, or take out(5) kill in large numbers
(1) When we destroy ecosystems and extinguish species, we degrade the greatest heritage this planet has to offer and thereby threaten our own existence.(2) I accept that there may be situations in which if a creditor unconditionally assigns the benefit of a debt to a debtor, he will thereby extinguish the debt.(3) Within seconds, the Fireguard recognized that the JFS could not blow out the fire and used the fire extinguisher to quickly extinguish the blaze.(4) There were some I saw who were steeped in phosphor: They were burning like torches and they jumped into the water to extinguish the fire.(5) After all, poverty, disease and ignorance kill many more people each year than terrorists, and do much more to cause suffering and extinguish hope.(6) firemen were soaking everything to extinguish the blaze(7) It took the entire Halon fire bottle to extinguish the flames.(8) Most periods of limitation do not extinguish the claimant's right but merely bar his remedy.(9) The fabric and wood fueled the flames while fire units worked to extinguish the blaze.(10) She would blow out all the candles, extinguish the fire and shiver in the cold.(11) It gradually increased until the sensation felt as though I had swallowed fire and could not extinguish the flame.(12) Police ordered the picketers to stay on the sidewalk, set up wooden barricades to pen them in and told strikers to extinguish the fires in oil drums they lit to stay warm.(13) Elected dictatorships, which extinguish opposition, destroy the political process too.(14) Fire fighters managed to extinguish the blaze around 5pm.(15) Accordingly, in our view the flooding of the land did not extinguish native title.(16) How volatile might Turkey become if his hope of entry were extinguished ?
1. douse ::
2. destroy ::
3. snuff out ::
4. do away with ::
doen weg met
5. eliminate ::
uit te skakel
6. crush out ::
1. fire ::
2. ignite ::
3. kindle ::
4. light ::
Different Formsextinguish, extinguishable, extinguished, extinguisher, extinguishers, extinguishes, extinguishing
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