unslakable

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unslakable

(ʌnˈsleɪkəbəl)
adj
not slakable
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The apparent ghost of Mrs Ricoletti now appears to be prowling the streets with an unslakeable thirst for revenge.
This episode sees a recent widower startled to spot his supposedly dead wife in her old wedding gown - as her ghost begins prowling the streets with an unslakeable thirst for revenge.
According to Strauss, Hegel replaces them with nothing but an unslakeable thirst for glory.
Rhys, together with his father Mike, is banking on the public's unslakeable thirst for the refreshing, invigorating qualities of traditional English spa water.
Yet Chapman nonetheless sees Menelaus'"lame reproofe" as further evidence of the "continuance" of his "ridiculous character," both because he fails to duplicate the testosterone-laden flyting matches typical of the Iliad's battle scenes and also because there is something singularly inappropriate about Menelaus--the vainglorious, Ares-loving cuckold whose wayward wife was the prime catalyst for the Trojan war--complaining about the Trojans' unslakeable appetite for war (277).
At the turn of the nineteenth century the reading public's thirst for stories of exquisite sensibilities under threat by a hostile world seemed unslakeable, and their fascination was matched in intensity only by the anxiety displayed by commentators appalled at the mass consumption of Gothic tales of terror.