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extinction

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the state or fact of being rendered nonexistent, physically unsound, or useless
  • the state's population of moose has been replenished, having once been hunted almost to extinction

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The first known use of extinction was in the 15th century

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“Extinction.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/extinction. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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