Ex*tin"guish (?), v. t. [imp. &
p. p. Extinguished(?); p pr. & vb.
n. Extinguishing.] [L. extinguere,
exstinguere; ex out + stinguere to quench. See
Distinguish, Finish.] 1. To
quench; to put out, as a light or fire; to stifle; to cause to die
out; to put an end to; to destroy; as, to extinguish a flame,
or life, or love, or hope, a pretense or a right.
A light which the fierce winds have no power to
This extinguishes my right to the
2. To obscure; to eclipse, as by superior
Natural graces that extinguish