extinguish[ ik-sting-gwish ]SEE DEFINITION OF extinguish
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I sprang to my feet and took immediate measures to extinguish the flames.
It would be well to extinguish the fire, and have a watch—listen!
The villagers were summoned to extinguish fires by ringing of bells.
Jealousy evermore blows the flame it seems formed to extinguish.
But should a “holy alliance of legitimates” extinguish it, it will be but for a season.
This enlightenment importuned him; he tried to extinguish it and could not.
When he drops his eyelids, it is just as though he were doing it to extinguish the fire in his eyes.'
I did not know then that Mildred was reluctant to extinguish the last spark of hope in me.
Scatter the fires at once and extinguish the blazing brands.
As he expressed it, "in trying to extinguish the lamp they have only trimmed the wick."