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fumigate

  
  ( fumigates    3rd person present)   ( fumigating    present participle)   ( fumigated    past tense & past participle  ) If you fumigate something, you get rid of germs or insects from it using special chemicals.      verb  
...fruit which has been treated with insecticide and fumigated.      V n  
  fumigation      n-uncount  
Methods of control involved poisoning and fumigation.     
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fumigate

  
  
clean out or up, cleanse, disinfect, purify, sanitize, sterilize  

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