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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
Slightly wet or affected with moisture
Adjective
Flowing heavily or in large quantities
Adjective
Having the ability or tendency to absorb
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
An act or process of immersing and washing one's body in the water
Noun
Fullness
Noun
The act or an instance of penetrating
Verb
Present participle for to be, or cause to be, thoroughly wet or waterlogged
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“I woke up often, sweating in the dark, until I wandered to the shower to soak my hair in cold water, then flopped back into my bed.”
Verb
Present participle for to submerge (something) in liquid
Soak the meat in the marinade to tenderize it and enhance its flavor.”
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 to 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
“At night, they would go to a bar to soak for a while and listen to the singer.”
Verb
Present participle for to overcharge (someone) for something
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“One can imagine a situation in which the manager who has asked for maximum profit is told that the solution is to raise all his prices and to soak his customers.”
Verb
Present participle for to wash or bathe oneself, or someone else, while immersed in a bath
Verb
Present participle for to absorb water or a liquid
Verb
Present participle for to apply a surcharge
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Present participle for make (meat) more tender by beating or slow cooking
Verb
Present participle for to ooze, or pass slowly through pores or other small openings
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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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