Quench (v. t.) : 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.
Quench (v. t.) : To cool suddenly, as heated steel, in tempering.
Quench (v. i.) : To become extinguished; to go out; to become calm or cool.