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To cause to cease burning
“The fabric and wood fueled the flames while fire units worked to extinguish the blaze.”
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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 stop the noise or speech of
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“Her final, telling point extinguished her opponents on the city council.”
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To obscure or eclipse something
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Make less strong or intense
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(smooth over) To resolve, or work towards resolving an issue or conflict
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Extinguish by crushing
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To cause to stop functioning
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Do away with
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