slake-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: make less intesnse; satisfy

A kiss from a neighbor girl ain't quite enough to slake your thirst.
Hikers and mountain bikers convene at Benson's to slake their thirst.
Some drank six or seven bowls, unable to slake their thirst.
Hundreds of new choices are popping up to slake the growing thirst.
It can do little to slake the thirst of the principal oil-consuming sector.
Slake your thirst with an inviting glass of Blackberry Iced Tea.

VerbNet: subjugate-42.3
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: slake.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2

Sense Number 2: cause to heat and crumble by treatment with water.

The lime slakes.
Slake your clay scraps for recycling.
Once slaked with water it could be spread on fields to reduce acidity.
Slake the arrowroot in a little water.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: slake.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3