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verb [transitive] quench pronunciation in American English /kwentʃ/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyquench
he/she/itquenches
present participlequenching
past tensequenched
past participlequenched
  1. 1
    if you quench your thirst, you drink something so that you do not feel thirsty anymore
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    1. a.
      used about other types of feelings or needs
      Books have traditionally quenched a child’s thirst for knowledge.
  2. 2
    old-fashioned to make a fire stop burning
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