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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to suppress the noise or speech of
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Present participle for to obscure or eclipse something
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Present participle for to make less strong or intense
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Present participle for to switch off or power down (something)
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(smooth over) Present participle for to resolve, or work towards resolving an issue or conflict
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The act of removing or eliminating something, especially forcefully
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