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To make wet
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“Allow the tea to cool, soak a washcloth in it, wring it out, lie down, and place it over your closed eyes for 15 to 20 minutes.”
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To wet thoroughly with liquid
“Running her hands threw her long black hair she let the water soak her back.”
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To penetrate or permeate by saturation
“I see the droplets soak into the stale, brown grass, and I watch it pound the drooping daylilies and roses.”
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Absorb a liquid
“This was annoying enough, but after I'd used towels to soak up the water, I heard an ominous dripping noise coming from below.”
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To partake excessively of alcoholic beverages
“… depressed about his love life, he repaired to a bar to soak.”
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To charge (someone) too much for goods or services
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“… a merchant who soaks the tourists every summer.”
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To ooze, or pass slowly through pores or other small openings
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To apply a surcharge
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Make (meat) more tender by beating or slow cooking
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To cover with a flood
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To swallow in liquid form
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Prepare by boiling
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To hold the attention of
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To obtain money or favours by intimidation, violence, or the misuse of authority
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To surround or cover closely
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To administer drugs to (a racehorse, greyhound, or athlete) in order to inhibit or enhance sporting performance
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To make a solemn declaration of intent
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A person who makes a habit of getting drunk
“… felt sorry for the town soak, who couldn't hold a job.”
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An act or process of immersing and washing one's body in the water held by a bath
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