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snuff2

snuff2

pronunciation:
snuhf
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: the portion of a candlewick that is charred from burning.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: snuffed, snuffing, snuffs
definition 1: to put out or extinguish (a burning candle or the like, often fol. by out).
definition 2: to bring to an abrupt end; destroy; kill (usu. fol. by out).
Her life was suddenly snuffed out.