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quench

verb [T] uk   /kwentʃ/ us  
to drink liquid so that you stop being thirsty: When it's hot, it's best to quench your thirst with water. literary to use water to put out a fire: The flames were quenched by heavy rain. to satisfy a need or wish: Her thirst for knowledge will never be quenched.
Translations of “quench”
in Spanish saciar, apagar, extinguir…
in French étancher, éteindre…
in German löschen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 解渴, 扑灭,熄灭, 满足…
in Chinese (Traditional) 解渴, 撲滅,熄滅, 滿足…
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