from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To abate; diminish.
- v. To moderate; mitigate; appease; satisfy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. To mitigate; to moderate; to appease; to abate; to diminish.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To abate; diminish.
- To moderate; mitigate; appease; satisfy.
Furies > (In later accounts, Tisiphone, Megaera, and Alecto, three goddesses who guard the gates of hell; in earlier accounts, they are avenging deities, of indeterminate number, sent from hell to punish wrongdoers) aslake > assuage; cool
But this continuall cruell ciuill warre, the which my selfe against my selfe doe make: whilest my weak powres of passions warreid arre. no skill can stint nor reason can aslake.