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    snuff out

    snuff out - Dictionary definition and meaning for word snuff out

    (verb) put an end to; kill
    Synonyms : extinguish
    Example Sentence
    • The Nazis snuffed out the life of many Jewish children
    (verb) put out, as of fires, flames, or lights
    Synonyms : blow out , extinguish , quench
    Example Sentence
    • 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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