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Verbs (14)

do away with, get rid of, eliminate, extinguish
v. terminate, end, or take out; "Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"; "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs"; "eliminate my debts"
snuff out, extinguish
v. put an end to; kill; "The Nazis snuffed out the life of many Jewish children"
press out, crush out, stub out, extinguish
v. extinguish by crushing; "stub out your cigar"
blow out, snuff out, quench, extinguish
v. 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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Fuzzynyms (30)

decimate
v. kill one in every ten, as of mutineers in Roman armies
break down, crush
v. make ineffective; "Martin Luther King tried to break down racial discrimination"
quench
v. cool (hot metal) by plunging into cold water or other liquid; "quench steel"
put down, destroy
v. put (an animal) to death; "The customs agents destroyed the dog that was found to be rabid"; "the sick cat had to be put down"
ruin, destroy
v. destroy completely; damage irreparably; "You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!"; "The tears ruined her make-up"
destruct, destroy
v. do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of; "The fire destroyed the house"
destruct, destroy
v. do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of; "The fire destroyed the house"
run off, drive off, drive away, turn back, drive out, chase away, dispel
v. force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings; "Drive away potential burglars"; "drive away bad thoughts"; "dispel doubts"; "The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers"
spread out, scatter, dissipate, disperse
v. move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";
give the gate, give the bounce, give the axe
v. terminate a relationship abruptly; "Mary gave John the axe after she saw him with another woman"
send packing, send away, dismiss, drop
v. stop associating with; "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"

Synonyms (1)

put
v. adapt; "put these words to music"

Antonyms (14)

resuscitate, revive, come to
v. return to consciousness; "The patient came to quickly"; "She revived after the doctor gave her an injection"
fire up, light up, light
v. begin to smoke; "After the meal, some of the diners lit up"
set afire, set on fire, set aflame, set ablaze
v. set fire to; cause to start burning; "Lightening set fire to the forest"
conflagrate, inflame, enkindle, kindle
v. cause to start burning; "The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds"

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