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 for slake
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Slake \Slake\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Slaked; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Slaking.] [OE. slaken to render slack, to slake, AS.
     sleacian, fr. sleac slack. See Slack, v. & a.]
     1. To allay; to quench; to extinguish; as, to slake thirst.
        "And slake the heavenly fire." --Spenser.
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              It could not slake mine ire nor ease my heart.
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     2. To mix with water, so that a true chemical combination
        shall take place; to slack; as, to slake lime.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Slake \Slake\, v. i.
     1. To go out; to become extinct. "His flame did slake." --Sir
        T. Browne.
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     2. To abate; to become less decided. [R.] --Shak.
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     3. To slacken; to become relaxed. "When the body's strongest
        sinews slake." [R.] --Sir J. Davies.
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     4. To become mixed with water, so that a true chemical
        combination takes place; as, the lime slakes.
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     Slake trough, a trough containing water in which a
        blacksmith cools a forging or tool.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: satisfy (thirst); "The cold water quenched his thirst"
           [syn: quench, slake, allay, assuage]
      2: make less active or intense [syn: slake, abate, slack]
      3: cause to heat and crumble by treatment with water; "slack
         lime" [syn: slack, slake]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  79 Moby Thesaurus words for "slake":
     abate, allay, alleviate, anesthetize, appease, assuage, bate,
     benumb, cloy, cram, cushion, deaden, deaden the pain, diminish,
     dull, ease, ease matters, ease off, ease up, engorge, feast, feed,
     fill, fill up, foment, fulfill, give relief, glut, gorge, gratify,
     jade, lay, lessen, let down, let up, loose, loosen, lull, mitigate,
     mollify, numb, overdose, overfeed, overfill, overgorge,
     oversaturate, overstuff, pad, pall, palliate, poultice,
     pour balm into, pour oil on, quench, reduce, regale, relax,
     relieve, remit, salve, sate, satiate, satisfy, saturate, slack,
     slack off, slack up, slacken, soften, soothe, stuff, stupe, subdue,
     supersaturate, surfeit, unbend, unbrace, unstrain, unstring

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