Extinguish

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Definition

to extinguish: to eradicate, to eliminate, to put out (a fire)
verb
Please extinguish the fire. Throw some water on it to eliminate the flames.

Examples

  • "- Fire extinguishers are to be used only for extinguishing fires."
  • "Bob probably needs to tidy up a bit, Horatio should do his best to stay sober for a few days and Luna may want to extinguish a few of her candles."

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