snuff out

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Synonyms for snuff out

put out, as of fires, flames, or lights

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For example, although Baptists for centuries firmly held forth the light of full religious liberty and separation of church and state for the world to see, today many Baptists would snuff out that light in return for government favoritism.
Crews from Grangetown mounted a day-long vigil around Eston Hills to snuff out small pockets of fire.
And, once again, Frenchman Perez was there to snuff out the chance.
But Geiger's product will certainly help some snuff out the desire to chew.
But Fryatt struck after 63 minutes and then in stoppage time to snuff out Brown's dream of a KC Stadium replay.