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Quench

v. t.1.To extinguish; to overwhelm; to make an end of; - said of flame and fire, of things burning, and figuratively of sensations and emotions; as, to quench flame; to quench a candle; to quench thirst, love, hate, etc.
[imp. & p. p. Quenched ; p. pr. & vb. n. Quenching.]
Ere our blood shall quench that fire.
- Shak.
2.To cool suddenly, as heated steel, in tempering.
v. i.1.To become extinguished; to go out; to become calm or cool.
Dost thou think in time
She will not quench!
- Shak.
Verb1.quench - satisfy (thirst); "The cold water quenched his thirst"
Synonyms: slake, allay, assuage
2.quench - put out, as of fires, flames, or lights; "Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained"; "quench the flames"; "snuff out the candles"
3.quench - electronics: suppress (sparking) when the current is cut off in an inductive circuit, or suppress (an oscillation or discharge) in a component or device
4.quench - suppress or crush completely; "squelch any sign of dissent"; "quench a rebellion"
Synonyms: quell, squelch
5.quench - reduce the degree of (luminescence or phosphorescence) in (excited molecules or a material) by adding a suitable substance
6.quench - cool by plunging into cold water; "quench metal"
asphyxiate, assuage, blow out, blunt, bottle up, censor, chill, choke, choke off, clamp down on, cool, cork, cork up, crack down on, crush, damp, damp down, dampen, deflect, destroy, deter, disaffect, discourage, disincline, disinterest, distract, divert, douse, drown, feast, feed, gag, gratify, hold down, indispose, jump on, keep down, keep under, kill, muzzle, out, overcome, pour water on, put, put down, put off, quash, quell, reduce, regale, repel, repress, satiate, shut down on, silence, sit down on, sit on, slack, smash, smother, snuff, snuff out, squash, squelch, stamp out, stanch, strangle, stultify, subdue, suffocate, surfeit, throttle, trample out, trample underfoot, turn aside, turn away, turn from, turn off, wean from
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