quenches

present tense third-person singular of quench
1
as in extinguishes
to cause to cease burning we thoroughly quenched the campfire before we headed to bed

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

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“Quenches.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/quenches. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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