Slaking



verb (used with object), slaked, slaking.
1.
to allay (thirst, desire, wrath, etc.) by satisfying.
2.
to cool or refresh:
He slaked his lips with ice.
3.
to make less active, vigorous, intense, etc.:
His calm manner slaked their enthusiasm.
4.
to cause disintegration of (lime) by treatment with water.
Compare slaked lime.
5.
Obsolete. to make loose or less tense; slacken.
verb (used without object), slaked, slaking.
6.
(of lime) to become slaked.
7.
Archaic. to become less active, intense, vigorous, etc.; abate.
verb
1.
(transitive) (literary) to satisfy (thirst, desire, etc)
2.
(transitive) (poetic) to cool or refresh
3.
Also slack. to undergo or cause to undergo the process in which lime reacts with water or moist air to produce calcium hydroxide
4.
(archaic) to make or become less active or intense

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