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quenchless

[kwench-lis]
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  1. not capable of being quenched; unquenchable.
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Origin of quenchless

First recorded in 1550–60; quench + -less
Related formsquench·less·ly, adverbquench·less·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for quenchless

Historical Examples

  • Religion is the quenchless thirst of the human spirit for the Divine.

    London Lectures of 1907

    Annie Besant

  • Weissmann's eyes glowed with the quenchless zeal of the experimentalist.

  • She had but one passionate and quenchless desire: the desire to share it with others.

    A Handful of Stars

    Frank W. Boreham

  • The island had been subject to the fury rain of a quenchless volcano.

  • The less is his faith, the greater is his quenchless curiosity.'

    The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci

    Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky