unslakable

unslakable

(ʌnˈsleɪkəbəl)
adj
not slakable
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Josh says we're about to head back into Korengal and need energy because we have to carry all the ruins in the city to the mountains and use shattered concrete and fragments of meat to rebuild our outpost, and even though none of the guys on the softball team were with me out there with the Second Platoon, it makes sense in the dream, I think, because I feel that same unslakable thirst I remember from that time in my life, and because I can hear that electricity I felt in Korengal whenever I had to run five hundred yards from where the trees ended to our firebase, my feet jumping bullets like popcorn.
Colorado, like many other states with an unslakable thirst for tax revenue, was dissatisfied with its citizens' unwillingness to comply with its use tax laws and decided to try something new.
Seven-year-old startups show an apparent unslakable thirst for more and more cash without turning a profit.
Americans have an unslakable appetite for British artistic syrup.
In its unslakable thirst for power, the PRI committed unspeakable crimes against the Mexican peoples, stealing elections from the most humble city hall to the presidential palace, jailing and torturing and executing those who stood in its way, and emptying out public treasuries in an unmatched kleptoc-racy that was a legend throughout Latin America, "the perfect dictatorship" Latin American novelist Mario Vargas Llosa once dubbed it (for which the PRI had him tossed out of the country).
"The Fledged of Unslakable Thirst." 26.1-2 (2002): 144-45.
My own was once unslakable; I owe much of my literary education to it.
Possessing an unslakable thirst for glory, a genius for seamanship, a combative nature, and a Gatsby-like desire to be recognized as a gentleman, Jones offered his services to the cause of American independence.
Brown's unslakable thirst for violence and his rage at the modern belongs beside the anarchists whose reign of assassinations followed Brown in Europe and America by only three decades; beside the "devils" in Dostoyevsky's The Possessed and the Paris Commune; beside Hamas and Hezbollah.
Since, at its heart, the corporate scandal is a political scandal--corporate money corrupts politicians, who, by passing or neglecting to pass laws, make corporate crime possible and profitable--it's hard to see how we will ever get rid of this corporate hangover until we cure our politicians' unslakable thirst for campaign cash.
Tall and trim, he gives a sense of the charismatic fellow Sweeney might have been in the days before an unslakable fury turned him toward his murderous course, as well as the George Grosz figure that a fully envenomed Page comes to resemble.
The constant thirst for greater speed, range, accuracy, payload, lethality, survivability, or any number of other measures of advance and advantage is unslakable. President Bush, giving voice to the thinking of his advisers, has upped the ante by calling for leapfrogging (whatever that means) the next generation of military technology.