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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR QUENCHES

But contempt is passionless; it does not catch, it quenches fire.

Drink; it is the grandest cup which quenches the thirst of humanity.

It unlocks the cabinet of the womb and quenches the violence of fire.

A body is said to be black when it absorbs or quenches a large proportion of all the rays of white light falling upon it.

It quenches all the eagerness to hear in the three faces, each in its own degree.

It quenches your thirstThat's the best of it.Improves your healthThat's the rest of it.

His passage kindles to unconsuming fires and quenches into living ashes.

Pass a black ribbon through the colours of the spectrum; it quenches all of them.

To which Abraham replied: “Rather the water that quenches the fire.”

The sun obscures the lesser lights, and quenches even the moons light.