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unquenchable

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈkwɛn(t)ʃəb(ə)l
 
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Definition of unquenchable in English:

adjective

Not able to be quenched: his enthusiasm was unquenchable
More example sentences
  • But an unquenchable thirst for victory allied to sheer stubbornness has got this Celtic side where they are and they weren't for ending this game minus all three points.
  • Sex without babies, unless of course you are a man with an unquenchable thirst for thirty-somethings - then there's usually no way out: nappies are back.
  • Brown's purpose is to meet as far as prudently possible the public's apparently unquenchable thirst for ever more spending on the National Health Service.

Derivatives

unquenchably

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adverb
Example sentences
  • We journalists become terribly vulnerable when confronted with potential stories that we desperately and unquenchably desire to be true, despite evidence to the contrary.
  • The unquenchably popular Anne of Green Gables is once again the lead production at the 36th annual Charlottetown Festival, with a new actor in the role of Canada's most famous redhead.
  • As Orlando's attitude toward the gypsies gradually alters, Woolf hints that she is reverting to class and type by perceiving her natural and human surroundings as unquenchably romantic.

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