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slake

slake

 
 
pronunciation:
sleIk
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: slaked, slakes, slaking
definition 1: to satisfy or relieve (thirst, appetite, lust, or the like) by decreasing the strength or intensity of.
He'd been playing hard out on the field and needed to slake his thirst.
similar words:
appease, assuage, quench
definition 2: to make (a fire) go out.
similar words:
quench
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: of lime, to crumble or disintegrate during processing with water.
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