Extinct - (a.) Extinguished; put out; quenched; as, a fire, a light, or a lamp, is extinct; an extinct volcano.
Extinct - (a.) Without a survivor; without force; dead; as, a family becomes extinct; an extinct feud or law.
Extinct - (v. t.) To cause to be extinct.
Extinction - (n.) The act of extinguishing or making extinct; a putting an end to; the act of putting out or destroying light, fire, life, activity, influence, etc.
Extinction - (n.) State of being extinguished or of ceasing to be; destruction; suppression; as, the extinction of life, of a family, of a quarrel, of claim.
Inextinct - (a.) Not quenched; not extinct.
Extinct - adj. 1 that has died out. 2 a no longer burning. B (of a volcano) that no longer erupts. 3 obsolete. [latin ex(s)tinguo -stinct- quench]
Extinction - n. 1 making or becoming extinct. 2 extinguishing or being extinguished. 3 total destruction or annihilation.
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