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English definition of “quench”

quench

verb [T]     /kwentʃ/
to drink liquid so that you stop being thirsty : When it's hot , it's best to quench your thirst with water .Drinking literary to use water to put out a fire : The flames were quenched by heavy rain .Stopping firesFire serviceFire and flame to satisfy a need or wish : Her thirst for knowledge will never be quenched.Causing pleasure
(Definition of quench verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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