Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of extinguish.

Etymologies

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extinguish + -eth

Examples

  • On the other side, nobility extinguisheth the passive envy from others, towards them; because they are in possession of honor.

    The Essays

  • Death hath this also; that it openeth the gate to good fame, and extinguisheth envy. —

    The Essays

  • In like manner if the law impose a sum of money to be paid to him that has been injured, this is but a satisfaction for the hurt done him, and extinguisheth the accusation of the party injured, not the crime of the offender.

    Leviathan

  • The second is contemplation, [1984] which dries the brain and extinguisheth natural heat; for whilst the spirits are intent to meditation above in the head, the stomach and liver are left destitute, and thence come black blood and crudities by defect of concoction, and for want of exercise the superfluous vapours cannot exhale, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • This is so grievous a torment for the time, that it takes away their appetite, desire of life, extinguisheth all delights, it causeth deep sighs and groans, tears, exclamations,

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Erato, together with Persuasion, that brings along with it reason and opportunity, presides over marriages; she takes away and extinguisheth all the violent fury of pleasure, and makes it tend to friendship, mutual confidence, and endearment, and not to effeminacy, lust, or discontent.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • In many, a debauch ends in a dead palsy, when the wine stupefies and extinguisheth all the heat.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • Some of the later philosophers, that there is such a distribution of the lunar flame, that it gradually and in a just order burns until it be full moon; in like manner, that this fire decays by degrees, until its conjunction with the sun totally extinguisheth it.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • Now he condemned not those prayers altogether, nor esteemed them of no account; yea, on the contrary, he joined himself to the public liturgy in the synagogues, and in the Temple: and when he delivereth this form to his disciples, he extinguisheth not other forms.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • Howbeit this new light does not abolish, blot out, or render useless, the other light of nature, as the sun, when it riseth, extinguisheth the light of the stars; but it directs it and rectifies it as unto its principle, object, and end.

    Meditations and Discourses on the Glory of Christ

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