verb (used with object)
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How to use quench in a sentence
It’s an increasingly precarious resource for the over 40 million people it quenches, which include the cities of San Diego and Los Angeles, as long-term climate change threatens to destabilize the regular snowpack that feeds it.Who Owns the Tijuana River – and Who Needs Its Water Most|MacKenzie Elmer and Vicente Calderón|January 11, 2021|Voice of San Diego
The British retreated after a huge storm struck the city — perhaps a hurricane or a tornado — quenching the fires.Political extremists have attacked the U.S. Capitol before: A history of the violence|Gillian Brockell|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
Kosas’s ever so slightly sticky formula is loaded with ultra-moisturizing hyaluronic acid, so it wears tenaciously under a neck tube or mask and leaves lips noticeably more quenched than the average wax stick.
No one needs to prove to you that a glass of water will quench your thirst, because everyone has experienced that result firsthand.The founder of wellness startup Mab & Stoke on the growth of ‘pay what you can’ options during the pandemic|Rachel King|September 20, 2020|Fortune
With a good hydration bladder in your pack, you’ll be ready to get outside without worrying about quenching your thirst.
Luckily, ‘Doldo’ from the Second City Network has arrived to quench their thirsts, and have a laugh at their expense.Amateur Stuntmen, the iPhone 6, and More Viral Videos|Jack Holmes|August 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her father runs an antique store and frequently sends the girls goods to quench the Berlin vintage drought.
The bruised reed he shall not break, and smoking flax he shall not quench, he shall bring forth judgment unto truth.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
One copy was quite able to quench the thirst for "keeping up," and was often read aloud in the intervals between cards.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
"It would be idle," came Wilding's icy voice to quench the gleam of hope kindling anew in Richard's breast.Mistress Wilding|Rafael Sabatini
The water that was used to quench the fire being pumped into the river Idria, all the fish died excepting the eels.
Somehow this question seemed to quench the teacher of mathematics' good spirits.Ruth Fielding At College|Alice B. Emerson
British Dictionary definitions for quench
- to suppress (sparking) when the current is cut off in an inductive circuit
- to suppress (an oscillation or discharge) in a component or device