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English Dictionary: extinguished by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. of a conditioned response; caused to die out because of the absence or withdrawal of reinforcement
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Extinguish \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
                     extinguish.                                       --Prescott.
                     This extinguishes my right to the reversion.
      2. To obscure; to eclipse, as by superior splendor.
                     Natural graces that extinguish art.   --Shak
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