- v satisfy (thirst)
- v make less active or intense
- v cause to heat and crumble by treatment with water
- s allayed
- And his successes as a restaurateur--one of his places, Anthos, was recently nominated for best new restaurant in America by the James Beard Foundation--apparently haven't slaked .
- Wolfe does, of course, but among all the animal appetites that are slaked or comically thwarted during the novel there appears one new to Wolfe's fiction.
- A recent rain had slaked the land a little but brought forth legions of ants to infest the ground and pester a nearby film set.