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adjective as in absorbent

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This, the new generation of Baruch Goldsteinsand Yoel Lerners, is imbibing the doctrine of truth, fearlessness and xenophobia.

Certainly many of us at home are imbibing, so perhaps in-seat service for those in the theater is worth trying.

Still, as with drinking and driving, serious imbibing leads to trouble.

You have been imbibing the drop too much and will hear of this from the Company.

If it be left exposed to the atmosphere, it will of itself, by gradually imbibing moisture, fall into the state of powder.

That winter John Paul spent striving in vain for a better ship, and imbibing tactics from the French admirals.

Some of the women laughed also in a manner which testified to the brand of “tea” they had been imbibing that morning.

It has already been said, that Hume appears to have suspected that his nephew, David, was imbibing republican principles.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to imbibing, such as: absorptive, dry, bibulous, penetrable, permeable, and porous.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.