The act by which someone or something is smothered.
The act by which something is doused.
An abolishing or being abolished
The surgical removal of an organ, a part of an organ, or a diseased tissue.
(Physics) The phenomenon in which a particle and an antiparticle, such as an electron and a positron, meet and are converted to a combination of energy or energetic particles approximately equivalent to the sum of their masses.
The state of being plucked up by the roots.
The act of something becoming darker.
The termination or extinction of something:
The act of dying; death.
The conveyance of an interest in real property for a specified time period by will or lease; the death of a person or cessation of a corporate entity. The conveyance of an interest in real property for a specified time period by will or lease; the death of a person or cessation of a corporate entity.
Termination or extinction by disintegration or dispersion:
A place where or a means by which one can pass.
Something that serves to suppress, check, or eliminate:
A period of inactivity, relaxation, or sleep:
The act or fact of dying
the act of extinguishing; causing to stop burning
a conditioning process in which the reinforcer is removed and a conditioned response becomes independent of the conditioned stimulus
An instance of a person or animal drowning.
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