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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When the returning B-29s touched down, teams fumigated them to dissipate the smell of burning flesh.Wrestling with the strategy — and morality — of the firebombing of Japan|Diana Preston|April 23, 2021|Washington Post
The English were furious, threatening terrible things if any one attempted to fumigate them.
I had to burn my blankets and fumigate my tent before I could sleep in it again, but I guess I had better shut up.The Boy Chums in the Florida Jungle|Wilmer M. Ely
A tar-pot having been found, Mr Collinson then sent the men below, to fumigate the cabin and the forepeak.Sunshine Bill|W H G Kingston
After eating heartily, more especially after supper, they burn certain gums and herbs and fumigate themselves to produce sleep.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 1|Hubert Howe Bancroft
If green fly makes its appearance, fumigate the house; but if only a few shoots are infested, dip them in tobacco water.In-Door Gardening for Every Week in the Year|William Keane