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English definition of “slake”

slake

verb [T] uk   /sleɪk/ literary us  
to satisfy a feeling of being thirsty or of wanting something: After our long game of tennis, we slaked our thirst with a beer. I don't think Dick will ever manage to slake his lust for power.Taking pleasure in something
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