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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Extinction; the act of extinguishing, or the state of being extinguished.

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Examples

  • That war is yet flagrant; nor can it cease but by the extincture of that imposture, which has been permitted by Providence to prolong the degeneracy of man.

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