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  • adj. Obsolete form of extinguished.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of extinguish.


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  • My animal impulses had put on the mask of spirit; and the deliciousness of those tears soon seduced me into endeavouring to stir up such emotions artificially, into abusing this mysterious close relation to infinite love as a stimulus of the most refined sensual excitement, which I then extinguisht in a rapture of tears.

    The Old Man of the Mountain, The Lovecharm and Pietro of Abano Tales from the German of Tieck

  • Italy, and so many feats of war, it may seem that the whole military vertue therein be quite extinguisht; for this arises from that the ancient orders thereof were not good; and there hath since been none that hath known how to invent new ones.

    Machiavelli, Volume I

  • And the first thing he did, was, to weaken the Orsini, and Colonnies factions in Rome: for he gain'd all their adherents that were gentlemen, giving them large allowances, and honoring them according to their qualities with charges and governments; so that in a few months the good will they bare to the parties was quite extinguisht, and wholly bent to the Duke.

    Machiavelli, Volume I

  • Lewis then committed these five faults; extinguisht the feebler ones, augmented the State of another that was already powerful in Italy, brought thereinto a very puissant forreiner, came not thither himself to dwell there, nor planted any colonies there: which faults while he liv'd, he could not but be the worse for; yet all could not have gone so ill, had he not committed the sixt, to take from the Venetians their

    Machiavelli, Volume I

  • _furrows_ and _holes_, and their _printed impressions_, but like _smutty daubings_ on a matt or uneven floor with a blunt extinguisht brand or stick's end.

    Micrographia Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses with Observations and Inquiries Thereupon

  • The coals are excellent for the smith, being soon kindled, and as soon extinguisht; but the ashes of chesnut-wood are not convenient to make a lee with, because it is observ’d to stain the linnen.

    Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2) Or A Discourse of Forest Trees


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