Definition of Slakable
1. slake [adj] - See also: slake
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slakable
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Literary usage of Slakable
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Biographical History of Philosophy: From Its Origin in Greece Down to by George Henry Lewes (1857)
"... him the unslaked, un- slakable thirst for knowledge which- has dignified his life, and enabled him to multiply tenfold his existence and his happiness. ..."
2. The Biographical History of Philosophy: From Its Origin in Greece Down to by George Henry Lewes (1905)
"... him the unslaked, un- slakable thirst for knowledge which has dignified his life, and enabled him to multiply tenfold his existence and his happiness. ..."
3. British and American Diplomacy Affecting Canada: 1782-1899. A Chapter of by Thomas Hodgins (1900)
"... ago by some Anglophobe newspapers that " American hatred of England is deep-rooted and un- "American slakable." That hostility was also aggravated by ..."
4. Chemistry of Materials of the Machine and Building Industries by Robert Benjamin Leighou (1917)
"The lack of soundness may be due to free or slakable lime, or to coarse grinding. Free lime, in slaking, expands and may cause crumbling. ..."
5. John Henry Barrows: A Memoir by Mary Eleanor Barrows (1904)
"There they spin their intellectual webs; they follow the devious track of former thinkers; they endeavor to slake the un- slakable at fountains that can ..."