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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Quench

QUENCH, verb transitive

1. To extinguish; to put out; as, to quench flame.

2. To still; to quiet; to repress; as, to quench a passion or emotion.

3. To allay or extinguish; as, to quench thirst.

4. To destroy.

5. To check; to stifle; as, to quench the Spirit.

1 Thessalonians 5:19.

QUENCH, verb intransitive To cool; to become cool.

Dost thou think, in time she will not quench? [Not in use.]