They remembered that the escaped owner had only recently tried to extinguish their capital with blood.
Amid the sound of screaming and the smell of burning, he tried to extinguish the fire with prayer mats.
These habits are likely to be hard to extinguish entirely.
It is the prerogative of a viscount or a baron to make a person feel small, and of a baronet to extinguish him.
In many cases, firefighters were unable to extinguish fires due to physical attacks from rioters.
It is an instinct, and you can no more repress it than you can extinguish thought.
The villagers were summoned to extinguish fires by ringing of bells.
The transportation of John Mitchell did not extinguish the zeal of the insurgent press.
This enlightenment importuned him; he tried to extinguish it and could not.
The building was by this time all in flames, and though many men had assembled they made no effort to extinguish the fire.
c.1500 (implied in extinguishable), from Latin extinguere/exstinguere "quench, wipe out, obliterate," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + stinguere "quench," from PIE *steig- "to prick, stick, pierce." Related: Extinguished; extinguishing.
extinguish ex·tin·guish (ĭk-stĭng'gwĭsh)
n. ex·tin·guished, ex·tin·guish·ing, ex·tin·guish·es
To bring about the extinction of a conditioned response.