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-stinguo , nxi, nctum, 3, v. a.,
I.to put out, quench, extinguish (class.).
2. Transf., to quench, slake, assuage, allay, mitigate, counteract, etc.: “sitim,Cic. Fin. 2, 3, 9; Verg. E. 5, 47: “pocula ardentis Falerni lymphā,Hor. C. 2, 11, 19: “venena,Plin. 20, 21, 84, § 223; 28, 10, 45, § 158; 29, 4, 23, § 76: “ictus scorpionis,id. 24, 8, 29, § 45 et saep.—
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