English version

slake

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishslakeslake /sleΙͺk/ verb [transitive] literary πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 β†’ slake your thirst2 β†’ slake a desire/craving etcβ†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
slakeβ€’ The trouble was that George had a needling propensity for deception that could not be slaked.β€’ He had managed to slake her lust.β€’ We chewed salted sunflower seeds, and slaked our thirst.β€’ My thirst for knowledge had been slaked, surpassed by a hunger for cash.β€’ Dessert selections at San Remo are modest but provide ample opportunity to slake that end-of-the-meal sweet craving.β€’ Before continuing we slaked thirsts with warm water from our own bottles - we couldn't find any streams.
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Verb table
slake
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyslake
he, she, itslakes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyslaked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave slaked
he, she, ithas slaked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad slaked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill slake
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have slaked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam slaking
he, she, itis slaking
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you, we, theyare slaking
Past
I, he, she, itwas slaking
you, we, theywere slaking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been slaking
he, she, ithas been slaking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been slaking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be slaking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been slaking
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