verb (used with object), fu·mi·gat·ed, fu·mi·gat·ing.
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Origin of fumigate
OTHER WORDS FROM fumigatefu·mi·ga·tion, nounfu·mi·ga·to·ry [fyoo-mi-guh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, -gey-tuh-ree], /ˈfyu mɪ gəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, -ˌgeɪ tə ri/, adjectivesub·fu·mi·ga·tion, nounun·fu·mi·gat·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for fumigate
The boys light torches at the new fire and run to fumigate the pastures.Balder The Beautiful, Vol. I.|Sir James George Frazer
Honora would have liked to fumigate the house; and yet, at the same time, she thanked her stars for it.A Modern Chronicle, Complete|Winston Churchill
Same time you can keep on fetching brush to fumigate your cat hole.Into the Primitive|Robert Ames Bennet
It will not be agreeable to fumigate the room or rooms, or even to have the smell of tobacco near the house from this cause.The American Flower Garden Directory|Thomas Hibbert
What, for Miss Pavey to look horrors, and want to fumigate the house, after the advent of such a social leper?The Vicar's People|George Manville Fenn