slake (v.) Old form(s): slaketh, Slakt
abate, moderate, decrease
3H6 I.iii.29[Clifford to Rutland, of killing all the Yorks] It could not slake mine ire
Luc.1677[Lucrece to Collatine] no flood by raining slaketh
Luc.425[of Tarquin looking at Lucrece] His rage of lust ... / Slaked not suppressed [or: slack 2] [Q Slakt]

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