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Quench 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 26

Published on February 6th, 2021 | Last updated on February 6th, 2021 by | Category: 504 Absolutely Essential Words Flashcards, English Vocabulary in Context | No Comments on Quench 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 26 | 105 Views | Reading Time: 1 minute

Quench 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 26

/kwentʃ/ (verb)

to satisfy thirst or any need, meet a need, satiate, slake, reduce, appease – extinguish fire, put out

Quench Your Thirst to Beat the Heat

“Whew, I’m thirsty!” As temperatures rise, you may be saying that more frequently and for good reason. Better than one-half of our body weight is water and we lose water daily in sweat, urine, etc. Water converts food into energy, regulates our body temperature, protects and cushions vital organs, and promotes regular bowel movements. In hot weather and during physical activity, it is easy to become dehydrated if we lose more water than we consume. Symptoms of dehydration include: difficulty swallowing, dry mouth due to low saliva production, headaches, fatigue, loss of appetite, dry eyes, muscle cramps, and kidney stones.

Source: https://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/

Antonyms: ignite, set on fire

Noun: quencher

Adjective: quenchable

Adjective: quenchless

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