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  • v  satisfy (thirst)
    The cold water quenched his thirst
  • v  put out, as of fires, flames, or lights
  • 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
  • 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
  • s  allayed
    his thirst quenched he was able to continue
  • s  subdued or overcome
    an uprising quenched almost before it started

  • The persecutions of camp life have not quenched the spirit of Daniel and Ginzburg.
  • But as firemen in riot-ravaged Miami quenched the last embers of blazes that had reduced scores of business buildings to charred shells, as street crews hosed off the blood of .
  • By the time autumn rains finally quenched the fires, some 1 million acres had gone up in smoke.

  • Big Boi in The BoomBox (blog)
    Au contraire! They cannot block it. Au contraire,Big Boi told GQ. "Either they're going to do it the right way, or they're going to do it my way. How you wanna do it? The fans thirst will be quenched. You know, I'm no stranger to that...
  • Vidya Balan in Indiainfo.com
    I think I have been fortunate enough to have worked on the kind of films which have quenched my thirst as an actor, said Vidya when asked about the movie.

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