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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Subdued or overcome; Allayed.

Usage examples (30)
  • His thirst quenched he was able to continue
  • Coverslips were rinsed in PBS and free aldehyde groups were "quenched" using two consecutive 5 min incubations in 1 mg/ml NaBH
  • Whereat we quenched our thirst, and bathed our feet.
  • "Fire itself can be quenched by water," replied Abraham. for more
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