Thesaurus / extinguish

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In 2005, in a speech condemning the Republican majority’s threat to extinguish the filibuster against judicial nominees, then-Sen.

Before it’s time for bed, show your campers how to properly extinguish the fire, and have them perform the work themselves.

That last fire wasn’t a big one, causing just $50,000 in damage, and fire crews were able to extinguish it in just 24 minutes.

That’s the way to make sure it’s truly extinguished—with work not from the sky, but on the dirty ground.

The numbers of deaths and years of life extinguished due to excessive drinking have gone up since the last report.

The English horse arrived just in time to extinguish the flames.

The bruised reed he shall not break: and smoking flax he shall not extinguish: till he send forth judgment unto victory.

Under other circumstances we might have attempted to extinguish it; as it was, I ran to tell Uncle Jeff what had occurred.

In the Rocky MountainsW. H. G. Kingston

Local Option, licence granted to the inhabitants of a district to extinguish or reduce the sale of intoxicants in their midst.

The Nuttall EncyclopaediaEdited by Rev. James Wood

The rubber should not be allowed to form a bend hanging down, or water vapour, &c., may condense and extinguish the flame.

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