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Use "extinguishing" in a sentence
"On April 19 an event took place that almost succeeded in extinguishing the rebellion."
"The finding of his mare – J. the Third, as he laughingly dubbed her – decided the point; he forthwith took on himself the role of quixotic highwayman, roaming his beloved South Country, happier than he had been since he first left England; bit by bit regaining his youth and spirits, which last, not all the trouble he had been through had succeeded in extinguishing ...."
"I am going to show you where railways have spent immense sums of money in extinguishing these grade crossings, in many cases most willingly."