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  Words related to extinguish

Related / Similar Words: eliminate, annihilate, eradicate, wipe out, decimate, carry off, snuff out, stub out, crush out, press out, blow out, quench

 

Definition:
  • kill in large numbers; "the plague wiped out an entire population";
  • put an end to; kill; "The Nazis snuffed out the life of many Jewish children";
  • extinguish by crushing; "stub out your cigar";
  • put out, as of fires, flames, or lights; "Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained"; "quench the flames"; "snuff out the candles";

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    Hyponyms: stamp, smother, put out, douse, black out

     

    Grouped Verbs: decimate

     

    Derivational Morphology: decimation, destruction, demolition, wipeout, extinction, extermination, annihilation, disintegration, obliteration, annihilator, extinguishing, quenching, snuffer, fire extinguisher, extinguisher, asphyxiator

     

     
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