Thesaurus / slake


There’s also a page of wineries that will send us wines and schedule online virtual tastings to slake our thirst and whet our appetites for when we can get there in person.IS YOUR FAVORITE IMPORTED WINE LOW IN STOCK? BLAME THE PANDEMIC.DAVE MCINTYREAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The fevered mules plunged in headlong and drank greedily; the riders were perforce obliged to slake their thirst after them.OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
An old gray-headed man tottered forward to slake his burning thirst.THE PICKWICK PAPERSCHARLES DICKENS
In good sooth ye do,” cried Biarne, with a laugh; “a mouse could hardly slake his thirst with all that you have yet imbibed.THE NORSEMEN IN THE WESTR.M. BALLANTYNE
Would I be the tiger, blind with desire of blood leaping at the wild-deer's throat, to slake a cruel thirst?SARCHEDONG. J. (GEORGE JOHN) WHYTE-MELVILLE
The sun was excessively hot, and at every rivulet that I crossed I stopped to slake my thirst.LETTERS FROM THE ALLEGHANY MOUNTAINSCHARLES LANMAN
It is a good place to slake one's thirst, but appears like anything else than a stream to embark on, with canoes and baggage.SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
Nice unslaked lime, 1/2 bushel; slake it with boiling water; cover it during the process to keep in the steam.SECRETS OF WISE MEN, CHEMISTS AND GREAT PHYSICIANSWILLIAM K. DAVID
She drank water, but could not slake her thirst, nor quench the smoldering fire of anguish and injury in her bosom.MOTHERMAKSIM GORKY
Let us go to a change-house and slake our thrapples with a draught of Hollands and water.LOCHINVARS. R. CROCKETT


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