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fumigate

Pronunciation: fyu'mi-gat

Definition: To expose to the action of smoke or of fumes of any kind as a means of disinfection or eradication.

[L. fumigo pp. -atus, to fumigate, fr. fumus, smoke, + ago, to drive]

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