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slake

verb

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to put a complete end to (a physical need or desire)
  • a harrowing experience while mountain climbing has largely slaked my desire for high adventure

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“Slake.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/slake. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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