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synonyms for fumigate

  • decontaminate
  • antisepticize
  • circulate
  • deodorize
  • fan
  • freshen
  • purify
  • sanitize
  • sterilize
  • vaporize
  • air out
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antonyms for fumigate

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  • dirty
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How to use fumigate in a sentence

The facilities use a toxic gas called ethylene oxide to sanitize medical and dental equipment and fumigate certain food products.
THE EPA HAS IDENTIFIED 23 U.S. FACILITIES WHOSE TOXIC AIR POLLUTION PUTS PEOPLE AT RISKBY KIAH COLLIER AND MAYA MILLERAUGUST 4, 2022PROPUBLICA
Homes were ransacked, belongings were burned in an effort to fumigate the area, and the city’s anti-infection posse looted shops and took sledgehammers to windows.
SAN FRANCISCO'S RESPONSE TO BUBONIC PLAGUE IN 1900 SHOWS THE DARK ROOTS OF ANTI-ASIAN HATEOLIVIA B. WAXMANMAY 24, 2022TIME
To stop the spread of fungal diseases, farmers fumigate the soil with toxic chemicals that lay waste to the land, sparing not even the beneficial microbes teeming in the earth.
NANOSCALE NUTRIENTS CAN PROTECT PLANTS FROM FUNGAL DISEASESSHI EN KIMMAY 3, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
When the returning B-29s touched down, teams fumigated them to dissipate the smell of burning flesh.
WRESTLING WITH THE STRATEGY — AND MORALITY — OF THE FIREBOMBING OF JAPANDIANA PRESTONAPRIL 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The English were furious, threatening terrible things if any one attempted to fumigate them.
THE GREAT ROUND WORLD AND WHAT IS GOING ON IN IT, VOL. 1, NO. 29, MAY 27, 1897VARIOUS
I had to burn my blankets and fumigate my tent before I could sleep in it again, but I guess I had better shut up.
THE BOY CHUMS IN THE FLORIDA JUNGLEWILMER M. ELY
A tar-pot having been found, Mr Collinson then sent the men below, to fumigate the cabin and the forepeak.
SUNSHINE BILLW H G KINGSTON
After eating heartily, more especially after supper, they burn certain gums and herbs and fumigate themselves to produce sleep.
THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 1HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
If green fly makes its appearance, fumigate the house; but if only a few shoots are infested, dip them in tobacco water.
IN-DOOR GARDENING FOR EVERY WEEK IN THE YEARWILLIAM KEANE
Or will you cease being a psychic pest-house, and begin to fumigate and disinfect your Mind?
NUGGETS OF THE NEW THOUGHTWILLIAM WALKER ATKINSON,
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FUMIGATE

  • antiseptize
  • cleanse
  • disinfect
  • fumigate
  • make sterile
  • purify
  • sanitize
  • sterilize
  • wash
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