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QUENCHING

(noun, verb)
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Definitions

There are 6 meanings of the word Quenching.

Quenching - as a noun

The act of extinguishing; causing to stop burning

Example: "The extinction of the lights"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
extinction19extinguishing25

Quenching - as a verb

To satisfy, especially an actual or figurative thirst.

Example: "The library quenched her thirst for knowledge."

To extinguish or put out (as a fire or light).

To cool rapidly by dipping into a bath of coolant, as a blacksmith quenching hot iron.

Example: "The swordsmith quenched the sword in an oil bath so that it wouldn't shatter."

To terminate or greatly diminish (a chemical reaction) by destroying or deforming the remaining reagents.

To rapidly change the parameters of a physical system.

Example Sentences

"The quenching of a thirst is a very satisfying feeling."
"The quenching of the metal was necessary to cool it down."
"The quenching of the fire was a difficult task for the firefighters."
"The quenching of his desire for adventure led him to become a mountain climber."
"The quenching of her passion for art inspired her to become a painter."
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Word Game Points

Is QUENCHING a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, quenching is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

QUENCHING has a SCRABBLE points total of 24.

Is QUENCHING a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, quenching is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
QUENCHING has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 28.

Is QUENCHING a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, quenching is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
QUENCHING has a WORDFEUD points total of 27.

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