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stinguo , ĕre, v. a. cf. stig; Gr. στίζω; cf. also Germ. ersticken,
I.to quench, extinguish (poet. and very rare, for the usu. extinguo): “ut cernere possis Evanescere paulatim stinguique colorem,Lucr. 2, 828: “ignes stingui,id. 1, 666; so, stinguuntur radii (solis), Cic. poët. Fragm. ap. Prisc. p. 882: “stinguens praeclara insignia caeli,id. ib.: “ardorem membris,Lucr. 4, 1098.
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