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quench

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of quench

  1. 1 to cause to cease burning <we thoroughly quenched the campfire before we headed to bed> Synonyms blanket, douse (also dowse), put out, extinguish, snuff (out)Related Words choke, smother, suffocate; blow out, rub out, snub (out), stamp (out), stubAntonyms fire, ignite, inflame (also enflame), kindle, light

  2. 2 to put a complete end to (a physical need or desire) <this lemonade really quenches my thirst> Synonyms assuage, satisfy, sate, satiate, slakeRelated Words cater (to), gratify, humor, indulge; alleviate, lighten, relieve; cloy, saturate, surfeitNear Antonyms arouse, excite, pique, stimulate; tantalize, tease




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