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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of extinguishing.

Usage examples (31)
  • A deep thirst for knowledge which I hope to begin quenching next year at the
  • The old Virginia Inn at the cross roads claims to be the actual scene of the "quenching" of Sir Walter Raleigh.
  • It's not that different in theory from "quenching" metal after it's been tempered / hardened.
  • The rains will fall, quenching the thirst of this parched land for more
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