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  • v  satisfy (thirst)
  • v  make less active or intense
  • v  cause to heat and crumble by treatment with water
  • s  allayed

  • 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.
  • 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 .
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