To snuff out

to extinguish by snuffing.

See also: Snuff

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The Turk had entered the ring with a clear game plan to force a war and keep Courtney in close to snuff out her obvious skills," maintained England's boss.
Dooley's backline also looked shaky with Amani Aguinaldo and Luke Woodland scrambling at times in an effort to snuff out attacks.
Mark Kerr 6 Shuttled from box to box looking to snuff out Hibs.
Crews from Grangetown mounted a day-long vigil around Eston Hills to snuff out small pockets of fire.
And, once again, Frenchman Perez was there to snuff out the chance.