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  • nounannihilation
  • nounabolition

synonyms for extinguishment

  • decimation
  • destruction
  • elimination
  • eradication
  • excision
  • extermination
  • extinction
  • genocide
  • liquidation
  • obliteration
  • slaughter
  • abolishment
  • abrogation
  • annulment
  • cancellation
  • elimination
  • ending
  • invalidation
  • nullification
  • termination
  • voidance
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How to use extinguishment in a sentence

If the American dream of department stores wasn’t fully extinguished before 2020, the year of the pandemic will make sure it is.
THE DEATH OF THE DEPARTMENT STORE AND THE AMERICAN MIDDLE CLASSJASON DEL REYNOVEMBER 30, 2020VOX
To extinguish the heater, blow out the flame, wait for the rim of the can to cool, and cover with the plastic lid to keep remaining fuel from evaporating.
HOW TO SURVIVE A SNOWSTORM FROM INSIDE YOUR TRUCKKEITH MCCAFFERTYNOVEMBER 25, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
I use mine to make sure campfires are thoroughly extinguished and to dig latrine pits on virtually every camping trip I take.
THE BEST GIFT IDEAS FOR 4X4 ENTHUSIASTSWES SILERNOVEMBER 12, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
There’s the tale of a river of burning whiskey in Dublin being extinguished by horse manure, and a ghost village above the Arctic Circle, accessible only by sea or snowmobile, where the world’s northernmost basketball court stands empty of play.
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Municipal bots surge into hotspots—disinfecting, repairing flood barriers, extinguishing fires, or whatever the crisis calls for.
THE SELF-DRIVING CAR IS A RED HERRING - ISSUE 92: FRONTIERSANTHONY TOWNSENDOCTOBER 21, 2020NAUTILUS
The war, liberation of slaves, the sudden extinguishment of millions of property, bankrupted the South.
APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, JUNE 1899VARIOUS
The sum left, after paying the interest of it for the year, is annually applicable to the extinguishment of the principal.
ABRIDGEMENT OF THE DEBATES OF CONGRESS, FROM 1789 TO 1856 (4 OF 16 VOL.)VARIOUS
Every time science has taken one of your mediums in hand he or she has suffered extinguishment.
THE TYRANNY OF THE DARKHAMLIN GARLAND
One could not but pity the extinguishment of her poor little great affairs.
THE LIFE AND DEATH OF RICHARD YEA-AND-NAYMAURICE HEWLETT
A dozen different stories from a dozen different people were told about the extinguishment of the electric lights.
CHICAGO'S AWFUL THEATER HORRORVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO EXTINGUISHMENT

  • decimation
  • demolishment
  • demolition
  • destruction
  • elimination
  • eradication
  • extermination
  • extinction
  • extinguishment
  • liquidation
  • massacre
  • obliteration
  • ruin
  • slaughter
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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