Definitions for aslake

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  1. aslake(Verb)

    To abate; diminish.

  2. aslake(Verb)

    To moderate; mitigate; appease; satisfy.

    The beast that prowls about in search of blood, / Or reptile that within the treacherous brake / Waits for the prey, upcoiled, its hunger to aslake. u2015 Southey, Paraguay.

  3. Origin: From aslaken, from aslacian, from uz- + , from (s)lēg-, equivalent to . Cognate with slaken, sloka, slukke. More at slake.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aslake

    to mitigate; to moderate; to appease; to abate; to diminish

  2. Origin: [AS. slacian, slacian, to slacken. Cf. Slake.]

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