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Verb: slake  sleyk
  1. Satisfy (thirst)
    "The cold water slaked his thirst";
    - quench, allay, assuage
     
  2. Make less active or intense
    - abate, slack
     
  3. Cause to heat and crumble by treatment with water
    "slake lime";
    - slack

Derived forms: slakes, slaking, slaked

Type of: decrease, fill, fulfil [Brit, Cdn], fulfill [N. Amer], hydrate, lessen, meet, minify, satisfy