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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 slake /ˈslek, ||ˈslæk/
 (vt.)消除,平息,熄滅

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Slake v. t. [imp. & p. p. Slaked p. pr. & vb. n. Slaking.]
 1. To allay; to quench; to extinguish; as, to slake thirst. “And slake the heavenly fire.”
    It could not slake mine ire nor ease my heart.   --Shak.
 2. To mix with water, so that a true chemical combination shall take place; to slack; as, to slake lime.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Slake, v. i.
 1. To go out; to become extinct. “His flame did slake.”
 2. To abate; to become less decided. [R.]
 3. To slacken; to become relaxed. “When the body's strongest sinews slake.” [R.]
 4. To become mixed with water, so that a true chemical combination takes place; as, the lime slakes.
 Slake trough, a trough containing water in which a blacksmith cools a forging or tool.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 slake
      v 1: satisfy (thirst); "The cold water quenched his thirst" [syn:
            quench, allay, assuage]
      2: make less active or intense [syn: abate, slack]
      3: cause to heat and crumble by treatment with water; "slack
         lime" [syn: slack]