Sentence Examples


  • She adjusted the pillow and reached across him to extinguish her cigarette.
  • Samuel Laing says that "the Laplander in his skin dress, and in a skin bag which he puts over his head and shoulders, will sleep night after night on the snow... in a degree of cold which would extinguish the life of one exposed to it in any woollen clothing."
  • And even had he not been hindered by anything on the way, his intention could not now have been carried out, for Napoleon had passed the Arbat more than four hours previously on his way from the Dorogomilov suburb to the Kremlin, and was now sitting in a very gloomy frame of mind in a royal study in the Kremlin, giving detailed and exact orders as to measures to be taken immediately to extinguish the fire, to prevent looting, and to reassure the inhabitants.
  • Come as an icy blast against the destructive heat of our enmity: extinguish our hostility.
  • Firefighter worked quickly to extinguish the blaze using hose reels.

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