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Adjective
Extremely wet
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“I recall camping out with friends in a little makeshift tent; when it rained we all had to run home because we would all get soaking wet.”
Adjective
Having the ability or tendency to absorb
Adjective
Flowing heavily or in large quantities
Noun
A drenching or dunking
“If the soil is dry, give it a good soaking otherwise the rhizomes can be difficult to lift, especially when congested.”
Noun
A brief immersion in liquid
Noun
Fullness
Noun
The act or an instance of penetrating
Noun
An act of cleaning or washing
Verb
Present participle for to be, or cause to be, wet or waterlogged
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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.”
Verb
Present participle for to soak or wet thoroughly in liquid
“Running her hands threw her long black hair she let the water soak her back.”
Verb
Present participle for 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.”
Verb
Present participle for 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.”
Verb
Present participle for to drink alcohol, typically in excess
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Present participle for to overcharge (someone) for something
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Present participle for to ooze, or pass slowly through pores or other small openings
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Present participle for to absorb water or a liquid
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Present participle for to apply a surcharge
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Present participle for make (meat) more tender by beating or slow cooking
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Present participle for prepare by boiling
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Present participle for to promise or make a guarantee to do something
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Present participle for to hold or engage the attention of
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Present participle for to obtain money or favors by intimidation, violence, or the misuse of authority
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Present participle for to administer drugs to
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