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EXTIN'GUISH, L. extinguo ex and stingo, stinguo, or the latter may be a contraction Gr. to prick, that is, to thrust or more directly from tingo, to dip, to stain both probably allied to tango, for tago, to touch.

1. To put out to quench to suffocate to destroy as, to extinguish fire or flame.
2. To destroy to put an end to as, to extinguish love or hatred in the breast to extinguish desire or hope to extinguish a claim or title.
3. To cloud or obscure by superior splendor.
4. To put an end to, by union or consolidation. See Extinguishment.

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Entry for 'Extinguish'. King James Dictionary.

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