Quench

Definition of Quench

v. t.1.To extinguish; to overwhelm; to make an end of; - said of flame and fire, of things burning, and figuratively of sensations and emotions; as, to quench flame; to quench a candle; to quench thirst, love, hate, etc.
[imp. & p. p. Quenched ; p. pr. & vb. n. Quenching.]
Ere our blood shall quench that fire.
- Shak.
The supposition of the lady's death
Will quench the wonder of her infamy.
- Shak.
2.To cool suddenly, as heated steel, in tempering.
v. i.1.To become extinguished; to go out; to become calm or cool.
Dost thou think in time
She will not quench!
- Shak.

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