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Meaning of SOAK UP

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  engross (oneself) fully; "He immersed himself into his studies"
  2. [v]  take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"
 
 Synonyms: absorb, absorb, draw, engross, engulf, imbibe, immerse, plunge, sop up, steep, suck, suck up, take in, take up
 
 See Also: aspirate, attract, blot, center, centre, concentrate, draw in, drink, drink in, focus, mop, mop up, pore, pull, pull in, rivet, sponge up, suck in, wipe up

 

 

 

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