A question for the language boffins

Is Slake the only verb that applies to just one noun i.e. thirst?

no idea. @TheBarbieMovie2023?

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If I’m remembering some chemistry right you can slake lime

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crikey, I’ve gone too deep on this one!

you slake the lime in the coconut and drink it all up

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And according to this, you can also slake Italian obsessions

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Only heard it in the lime context

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that’s really going some to confuse things isn’t it

slake the thirst with citron
slake the lime
slake the italian obsession

ugh

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This.

And Slaking the Pokémon, although that surely cannot be related to the verb

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Ah I think he is slaking like king of slacking which I admire

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:open_mouth:

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Is a phrase the only thing you can coin/quoin?

Jake the slake Roberts

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Is interest the only thing you can pique?

edit: I think you can pique someone’s curiousity

that and Nelson

Only motives are ulterior.

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Take my shoes off and throw them in the slake

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great shout I think you might have won the thread

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Slake it! Slake another little piece of my heart now baby.

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My milkslake brings all the boys to the yard.

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