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What is another word for extinguish?

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To extinguish a flame or fire
“The fabric and wood fueled the flames while fire units worked to extinguish the blaze.”
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To switch off, typically a light source
“The sensor will automatically extinguish the lights a predetermined time after the last motion is detected.”
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To remove or destroy entirely
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“When we destroy ecosystems and extinguish species, we degrade the greatest heritage this planet has to offer and thereby threaten our own existence.”
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To bring to an end, especially abruptly
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“He sought to extinguish any further claims to sovereignty by the Sultan by another series of diplomatic negotiations.”
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To surpass or eclipse in performance, standard or magnitude
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“If the success of his skeptical project cannot but extinguish the achievements of his naturalistic one, then we are inevitably left with a poorer account of Hume's philosophy.”
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To suppress the speech or noise of
“The real aim of the leadership is to extinguish any debate, discussion or analysis of the real issues.”
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To put an end to something, typically by the use of force
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To make less strong or intense
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To make dark, dim, or indistinct (by casting a shadow over)
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