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1. quench

verb. ['ˈkwɛntʃ'] satisfy (thirst).

Synonyms

  • fulfill
  • ingest
  • have
  • allay
  • fill
  • assuage
  • slake
  • take in
  • meet
  • take
  • fulfil
  • satisfy

Antonyms

  • agitate
  • worsen
  • irritate
  • increase

Etymology

  • acwencan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Quench

  • retrench
  • entrench
  • trench
  • stench
  • french
  • drench
  • clench
  • wrench
  • tench
  • rentsch
  • rench
  • mench
  • lentsch
  • jentsch
  • hench
  • bench

How do you pronounce quench?

Pronounce quench as kwɛnʧ.

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Sentences with quench


1. Verb, base form
Coconut milk will quench thirsty skin while leaving behind a sweet, but not overpowering scent.

Quotes about quench


1. As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.
- William Shakespeare

2. Ink is drinkable and printable. The words “I love you” don’t take up much space, but they can quench your thirst forever.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. You can tell people of the need to struggle, but when the powerless start to see that they really can make a difference, nothing can quench the fire.
- Leymah Gbowee, Mighty Be Our Powers: How Sisterhood, Prayer, and Sex Changed a Nation at War

2. quench

verb. ['ˈkwɛntʃ'] suppress or crush completely.

Synonyms

  • subdue
  • conquer
  • suppress
  • squelch
  • inhibit
  • stamp down
  • quell

Antonyms

  • empty
  • unclutter
  • break
  • fire

Etymology

  • acwencan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. quench

verb. ['ˈkwɛntʃ'] cool (hot metal) by plunging into cold water or other liquid.

Synonyms

  • cool down
  • cool

Antonyms

  • underspend
  • fall short of
  • lack

Etymology

  • acwencan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. quench

verb. ['ˈkwɛntʃ'] reduce the degree of (luminescence or phosphorescence) in (excited molecules or a material) by adding a suitable substance.

Synonyms

  • trim down
  • cut
  • bring down
  • trim
  • cut down
  • reduce
  • cut back

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • dishonor
  • refuse
  • stay

Etymology

  • acwencan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. quench

verb. ['ˈkwɛntʃ'] put out, as of fires, flames, or lights.

Synonyms

  • douse
  • put out
  • extinguish
  • snuff out
  • stub
  • blow out

Antonyms

  • emit
  • let out
  • diverge
  • disagree

Etymology

  • acwencan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. quench

verb. ['ˈkwɛntʃ'] electronics: suppress (sparking) when the current is cut off in an inductive circuit, or suppress (an oscillation or discharge) in a component or device.

Synonyms

  • bottle up
  • inhibit

Antonyms

  • break even
  • undeceive
  • give

Etymology

  • acwencan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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