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  • verbput out a fire
  • verbkill; quash

synonyms for extinguished

  • douse
  • quench
  • smother
  • snuff out
  • stamp out
  • suffocate
  • choke
  • drown
  • out
  • stifle
  • trample
  • blot out
  • blow out
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antonyms for extinguished

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  • start
  • bear
  • create
  • light
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How to use extinguished in a sentence

She was a strong-souled, high-spirited girl, but tonight hope seemed extinguished in her breast.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
How could eyes about to be extinguished for ever bear the light of two dear eyes in which the soul was only beginning to dawn?
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
The flame of organized insurrection was almost extinguished, but there still remained some dangerous embers.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Somebody was lighting a candle, which was at once extinguished when the door was open, and a gust of wind and rain swept in.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
The lights were half extinguished, and a porter's voice cried, "Time's up, ladies and gentlemen!"
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
The Latin principality was extinguished, and the whole existence of the Franks was now confined to the city of Ptolemais.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Instantly the lamps were extinguished, and the bright beams of the floating light were gone!
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
A strong steady west wind and the fire would be blown towards the bay, where it could be extinguished from the marine boats.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
A fiery gleam shot for a moment from his eyes, extinguished immediately by the thought that people were observing them.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
She extinguished the light and came softly over to his side until her hand slipped through his arm.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
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WORDS RELATED TO EXTINGUISHED

  • abolished
  • archaic
  • asleep
  • bygone
  • cold
  • dead and gone
  • deceased
  • defunct
  • departed
  • disappeared
  • done for
  • ended
  • exanimate
  • extinguished
  • fallen
  • gone
  • inactive
  • late
  • lifeless
  • lost
  • no longer known
  • out
  • outmoded
  • passed on
  • passé
  • snuffed out
  • superseded
  • terminated
  • unknown
  • vanished
  • vanquished
  • void
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