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English verb: slake

1. slake (consumption) satisfy (thirst)


SamplesThe cold water quenched his thirst.


Synonymsallay, assuage, quench


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)fill, fulfil, fulfill, meet, satisfy


Entailconsume, have, ingest, take, take in

2. slake (change) make less active or intense


Synonymsabate, slack


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)decrease, lessen, minify

3. slake (change) cause to heat and crumble by treatment with water


SamplesSlack lime.


Synonymsslack


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)hydrate


Narrower (hyponym)air-slake









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