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verb as in satisfy, especially thirst

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It’s an increasingly precarious resource for the over 40 million people it quenches, which include the cities of San Diego and Los Angeles, as long-term climate change threatens to destabilize the regular snowpack that feeds it.

The British retreated after a huge storm struck the city — perhaps a hurricane or a tornado — quenching the fires.

Kosas’s ever so slightly sticky formula is loaded with ultra-moisturizing hyaluronic acid, so it wears tenaciously under a neck tube or mask and leaves lips noticeably more quenched than the average wax stick.

No one needs to prove to you that a glass of water will quench your thirst, because everyone has experienced that result firsthand.

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With a good hydration bladder in your pack, you’ll be ready to get outside without worrying about quenching your thirst.

Luckily, ‘Doldo’ from the Second City Network has arrived to quench their thirsts, and have a laugh at their expense.

Her father runs an antique store and frequently sends the girls goods to quench the Berlin vintage drought.

The bruised reed he shall not break, and smoking flax he shall not quench, he shall bring forth judgment unto truth.

One copy was quite able to quench the thirst for "keeping up," and was often read aloud in the intervals between cards.

"It would be idle," came Wilding's icy voice to quench the gleam of hope kindling anew in Richard's breast.

The water that was used to quench the fire being pumped into the river Idria, all the fish died excepting the eels.

Somehow this question seemed to quench the teacher of mathematics' good spirits.


On this page you'll find 95 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to quench, such as: dampen, douse, quash, quell, snuff out, and suppress.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.