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verb as in satisfy, especially thirst

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It cools the mouth, quenches the thirst, stimulates the desire to be at them again, and improves the play.

The world of that time had seen many persons die as calmly as a funeral pile quenches when the fuel in it is consumed.

Emancipation without duty is a mirage of pleasure which raises thirst but never quenches it.

Harsh feelings produce harsh usage, and this by reaction quenches the sentiments that gave it birth.

Or it is drunk and quenches thirst; but it also brings on typhoid fever, being not merely water, but water plus germs.


On this page you'll find 74 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to quenches, such as: snuff out, dampen, suppress, quell, quash, and douse.

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