Definitions for: Quenched


[adj] of a fire; being out or having grown cold; "threw his extinct cigarette into the stream"; "faint smoke from the extinguished candle"; "the fire is out"; "the quenched flames"
[adj] subdued or overcome; "the quelled rebellion"; "an uprising quenched almost before it started"; "a squelched rumor"
[adj] allayed; "his thirst quenched he was able to continue"



Synonyms: dead, extinct, extinguished, mitigated, out(p), quelled, satisfied, slaked, squelched, suppressed




Famous Quotes Containing Quenched:


Deliberate violence is more to be quenched than a fire.

-- Heraclitus (Greek Philosopher)

Ambition is a lust that is never quenched, but grows more inflamed and madder by enjoyment.

-- Thomas Otway (English Dramatist)

The high-spirited man may indeed die, but he will not stoop to meanness. Fire, though it may be quenched, will not become cool.

-- Ovid ( Poet)

Will you permit the sacred fire of liberty, brought by your fathers from the venerable temples of Britain, to be quenched and trodden out on the simple altars they have raised?

-- Joseph Howe (Canadian Politician)

Will cannot be quenched against its will.

-- Dante Alighieri (Italian Poet)


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