put out; damp down a fire, flames, etc.
satisfy one's thirsty
put an end to hope
"The cold water quenched his thirst"
"Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained"
"quench the flames"
"snuff out the candles"
"squelch any sign of dissent"
"quench a rebellion"
His efforts to rekindle the light that Nelly had quenched.
出自： S. Beckett
The embers of the cooking-fires had been quenched by the rain.
出自： N. Gordimer