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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.
WHO OWNS THE TIJUANA RIVER – AND WHO NEEDS ITS WATER MOSTMACKENZIE ELMER AND VICENTE CALDERÓNJANUARY 11, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The British retreated after a huge storm struck the city — perhaps a hurricane or a tornado — quenching the fires.
POLITICAL EXTREMISTS HAVE ATTACKED THE U.S. CAPITOL BEFORE: A HISTORY OF THE VIOLENCEGILLIAN BROCKELLJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
THE GEAR OUR EDITORS LOVED IN NOVEMBERTHE EDITORSDECEMBER 4, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
No one needs to prove to you that a glass of water will quench your thirst, because everyone has experienced that result firsthand.
THE FOUNDER OF WELLNESS STARTUP MAB & STOKE ON THE GROWTH OF ‘PAY WHAT YOU CAN’ OPTIONS DURING THE PANDEMICRACHEL KINGSEPTEMBER 20, 2020FORTUNE
With a good hydration bladder in your pack, you’ll be ready to get outside without worrying about quenching your thirst.
HYDRATION BLADDERS FOR OUTDOOR ADVENTURESPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMSEPTEMBER 1, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The bruised reed he shall not break, and smoking flax he shall not quench, he shall bring forth judgment unto truth.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
One copy was quite able to quench the thirst for "keeping up," and was often read aloud in the intervals between cards.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
"It would be idle," came Wilding's icy voice to quench the gleam of hope kindling anew in Richard's breast.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
The water that was used to quench the fire being pumped into the river Idria, all the fish died excepting the eels.
ST. NICHOLAS, VOL. 5, NO. 5, MARCH, 1878VARIOUS
Somehow this question seemed to quench the teacher of mathematics' good spirits.
RUTH FIELDING AT COLLEGEALICE B. EMERSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 28, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO QUENCH

  • blot out
  • blow out
  • choke
  • douse
  • drown
  • out
  • quench
  • smother
  • snuff out
  • stamp out
  • stifle
  • suffocate
  • trample
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