- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of quench.
“At night, rain quenches the land's thirst, providing lush green tapestries which rival the emeralds of Oz; and in the morning, sunshine warms the hearts and souls of its inhabitants.”
“A mild word quenches anger, as water quenches the rage of fire; and by benignity any soil may be rendered fruitful.”
“The 2008 accident caused one tonne of helium to leak into the tunnel and resulted in a series of "quenches" and a 40m Swiss franc (£24m) repair bill.”
“The carbonation is low enough that it also quenches your thirst better than a cola.”
“It stokes the flames of action but quenches the inner voice of the desperate soul.”
“A train passenger quenches his thirst in Allahabad as heatwave temperatures in northern India reached 45C.”
“AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh A worker quenches his thirst a hot summer afternoon in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India, April 18, 2010.”
“A worker quenches his thirst on a hot summer afternoon in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India, April 18, 2010.”
“It quenches the soul's thirst for silence and stillness.”
“The answer involves an exquisite demonstration of physics: The cat, in effect, balances the forces of gravity against the forces of inertia, and so quenches its thirst.”
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