Definition of QUENCH

to cause to cease burning <we thoroughly quenched the campfire before we headed to bed>
Synonyms blanket, douse (also dowse), put out, quench, snuff (out)
Related Words choke, smother, suffocate; blow out, rub out, snub (out), stamp (out), stub
Antonyms fire, ignite, inflame (also enflame), kindle, light
to put a complete end to (a physical need or desire) <this lemonade really quenches my thirst>

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