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  • v  satisfy (thirst)
    The cold water quenched his thirst
  • v  put out, as of fires, flames, or lights
    quench the flames
  • v  electronics: suppress (sparking) when the current is cut off in an inductive circuit, or suppress (an oscillation or discharge) in a component or device
  • v  suppress or crush completely
    quench a rebellion
  • v  reduce the degree of (luminescence or phosphorescence) in (excited molecules or a material) by adding a suitable substance
  • v  cool (hot metal) by plunging into cold water or other liquid
    quench steel

  • But the thirst for faster and snazzier toys is hard to quench.
  • When Alone in the City, promising a fate worse than death, fails to quench Idolater de Havilland's ardor, Actress Davis steps in with a sad story suggested by Without Benefit of .
  • attempt of to quench thirst in public goes amusingly awry statement by that Obama "respects the Constitution" and is "sincere in his beliefs" evokes hostile reaction from town .
News & Articles

  • Video: How Many New Yorkers Does It Take To Put Out A Trash Can Fire?
    SPOILER ALERT: the answer is four. Harnessing the power of Windex and Dasani, New Yorkers fearlessly teamed up to quench the mighty flames leaping from a trash can on the corner of Madison Avenue and E. 32nd Street. By the time the FDNY arrived, the fire had already been extinguished—if you're anything like Gothamist in-house softie John Del Signore , you may find yourself rooting for the li'l ...
    June 14, 2013 - Gothamist
  • Brush up on the craft beer industry
    With the boom in American breweries and brewpubs, publishers are seeking to quench America's seemingly insatiable thirst for craft beer with a growing trove of titles aimed at educating and entertaining the beer-drinking public, budding brewers and aspiring entrepreneurs.
    June 14, 2013 - Boulder Daily Camera
  • Surly Brewing to open taproom in Brooklyn Center
    Until Surly’s new brewery opens next year in Minneapolis, customers will be able to quench their thirst in Brooklyn Center.
    June 14, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  • Bill Clinton in SouthCoastToday.com
    Earth Day is an important reminder that it is time for America to take action to reduce its global warming pollution and dependence on foreign energy. A national bottle bill can help America quench its thirst for imported oil. We can still have... Edward Markey http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ed_Markey&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFeCMJO27rMUqStZPNpqBrGhupZmA Boston Globe http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.boston.com/news/politics/politicalintelligence/2009/04/kerry_kennedy_s.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNF7ZDFVu_qlT4rLWZbm-2579D9BlQ Apr 22, 2009 79593 107273 quench At the memorial service for the firefighters, President Clinton quoted a Benjamin Franklin essay titled Brave Men at Fires": "Neither cold, nor darkness will deter good people from hastening to the dreadful place to quench the flame. They do...
  • Louise Arbour in Aljazeera.net
    Based on my humanitarian and Islamic duty and as head of the International Institute of Dialogue Among Cultures and Civilizations, I emphasize the need for special efforts to quench flames of the disturbance. So, this tragedy will be ended at the... Mohammad Khatami http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohammad_Khatami&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFLkRFOCeJkHHUkLeGLomO4s9AjpA Islamic Republic News Agency http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www2.irna.ir/en/news/view/menu-236/0706276527161050.htm&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHkxKHjUu9n3nXgCXztfPmTSrUlZw Jun 27, 2007 79595 107274 quenched A country that has suffered the ultimate crime and whose people's thirst for justice is still far from quenched has decided to forego a sanction that should have no place in any society that claims to value human rights and the inviolability of the...

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