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sometimes we need a plethora of things to slake our lusts… (10 more terrific words)

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PLETHORA  – pleth·o·ra  /pleTHərə/
Noun
1.  An excess of.
2.  An excess of a bodily fluid, particularly blood.

Synonyms
superabundance – glut

SUPERFLUITY – su·per·flu·i·ty  /so͞opərˈflo͞o-itē/
Noun
1.  An unnecessarily or excessively large amount or number of something: “a superfluity of unoccupied time”.
2.  An unnecessary thing.

Synonyms
redundancy – redundance – excess – surplus – abundance

PROFUSION – pro·fu·sion  /prəˈfyo͞oZHən/
Noun
An abundance or large quantity of something.

Synonyms
abundance – plenty – affluence – exuberance – wealth

QUENCH – quench  /kwenCH/
Verb
Satisfy (one’s thirst) by drinking.
Noun
An act of quenching something very hot.

Synonyms
extinguish – slake – put out – suppress – douse

TORRENT – tor·rent  /tôrənt/
Noun
1.  A strong and fast-moving stream of water or other liquid.
2.  A sudden, violent, and copious outpouring of (something, typically words or feelings): “she was subjected to a torrent of abuse”.

Synonyms
stream – flood – deluge – spate – volley – flow

ASSUAGE – as·suage  /əˈswāj/
Verb
1.  Make (an unpleasant feeling) less intense: “the letter assuaged the fears of most members”.
2.  Satisfy (an appetite or desire): “an opportunity occurred to assuage her desire for knowledge”.

Synonyms
soothe – appease – allay – pacify – mitigate – calm

CONCILIATE – con·cil·i·ate  /kənˈsilēˌāt/
Verb
1.  Stop (someone) from being angry or discontented; placate; pacify.
2.  Act as a mediator.

Synonyms
reconcile – pacify – placate – appease – propitiate

PLACATE – pla·cate  /plākāt/
Verb
Make (someone) less angry or hostile.

Synonyms
appease – pacify – soothe – propitiate – mollify

SLAKE /slāk/
Verb
1.  Quench or satisfy (one’s thirst).
2.  Satisfy (desires).

Synonyms
quench – extinguish – satisfy – put out

LUST  /ləst/
Noun
Very strong sexual desire.
Verb
Have a very strong sexual desire for someone: “he really lusted after me in those days”.

Synonyms
noun.      desire – craving – longing – passion – concupiscence
verb.      crave – hanker – desire – yearn – covet – thirst – long

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17 thoughts on “sometimes we need a plethora of things to slake our lusts… (10 more terrific words)

  1. Hey Andrea, this is Mer…I had to start a new blog and wanted to invite you to follow if you would like. Thanks!

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  2. Good to visit here for the first time; and will be back for more ere too long.

    Right now though, reluctantly I must absquatulate. 😮

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  3. Is this like woman porn or something?

    What is SLAKE
    Sounds like a Chinese food Dish

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