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quench

verb

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1 to cause to cease burning
  • we thoroughly quenched the campfire before we headed to bed

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2 to put a complete end to (a physical need or desire)
  • this lemonade really quenches my thirst

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The first known use of quench was in the 12th century

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“Quench.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/quench. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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