elizabeth (rainbow_yarn) wrote in 1word1day,

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It's Tuesday, and it's still not warm outside

Slake [sleyk]

1. to allay (thirst, desire, wrath, etc.) by satisfying.
2. to cool or refresh
3. to make less active, vigorous, intense, etc.
4. to cause disintegration of (lime) by treatment with water.


The hiker slaked his thirst with a drink of water from his cantine. He had a long way to go, and the day was very hot.
Tags: s, verb

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