Thesaurus / extinguish


In 2005, in a speech condemning the Republican majority’s threat to extinguish the filibuster against judicial nominees, then-Sen.THE DEFINITIVE CASE FOR ENDING THE FILIBUSTEREZRA KLEINOCTOBER 1, 2020VOX
Before it’s time for bed, show your campers how to properly extinguish the fire, and have them perform the work themselves.A FAMILY-FRIENDLY CAMP MEAL THAT EVERYONE CAN HELP WITHWES SILEROCTOBER 1, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
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.51 YEARS LATER, THE CUYAHOGA RIVER BURNS AGAINWES SILERAUGUST 28, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
That’s the way to make sure it’s truly extinguished—with work not from the sky, but on the dirty ground.HOW AERIAL FIREFIGHTERS BATTLE BLAZES FROM THE SKIESROB VERGERAUGUST 27, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
The numbers of deaths and years of life extinguished due to excessive drinking have gone up since the last report.HEAVY DRINKING DROVE HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF AMERICANS TO EARLY GRAVESAIMEE CUNNINGHAMAUGUST 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Anger and humiliation extinguish my momentary impulse to rush to her assistance.PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
He discovers that no amount of austerities will extinguish desire, or produce ecstatic contemplation.BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
But Government with 15,000 Regulars in town, and every Gentleman (but one) on their side, must extinguish the flame.PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
These poor wretches fought for the last flicker of the lamp, which the bears wanted to extinguish altogether.BLACK DIAMONDSMR JKAI
Vigilant priests were always ready to extinguish systems which could not be made to tally with their interests.SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER


Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


fiddlesticksinterjection | [fid-l-stiks ]SEE DEFINITION