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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

That can be put out, satisfied, or extinguished.

Usage examples (18)
  • Verb (used with object) : to quench an uprising
  • "The second interesting thing is that it's quenchable, meaning that when we release the pressure the alloy persists.
  • Whatever group one belongs to, one belongs to it as an individual, and this individuality is not quenchable, except through death, or inauthenticity.
  • Assuredly, fire is borne aloft, is without a soul, is easily quenchable and corruptible; but the sun is orbicular and animate, eternal and imperishable. for more
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