An example of to quench is to have a cold drink when thirsty.
An example of to quench is to put out a fire.
Mineral water quenched our thirst.
To quench fire with water.
To quench one's thirst.
The disapproval of my colleagues quenched my enthusiasm for the plan.
Then the MacManus went down. The sudden quench of the white light was how I knew it. -- Saul Bellow.