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  1. snuff out, extinguishverb

    put an end to; kill

    "The Nazis snuffed out the life of many Jewish children"

    Synonyms:
    annihilate, carry off, quench, blow out, get rid of, stub out, decimate, wipe out, eliminate, press out, extinguish, eradicate, do away with, crush out

  2. snuff out, blow out, extinguish, quenchverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    quell, stub out, eliminate, press out, squelch, blow out, wipe out, allay, decimate, get rid of, burn out, carry off, assuage, crush out, annihilate, extinguish, slake, blow, quench, do away with, eradicate

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#2540blow
#5808eliminate
#28847eradicate
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#45925extinguish
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#62045squelch
#66079annihilate
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#89527assuage
#107435decimate
#141749slake

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