Thesaurus / mopped up
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It was mopped up and stifled, like spilt wine with a napkin; but it leaves an unpleasant impression.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 23 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Mun Bun was soon dressed in a dry garment, the water on the floor was mopped up, and the light turned down again.
SIX LITTLE BUNKERS AT GRANDPA FORD'SLAURA LEE HOPE
The trouble just now is that we all organize and nobody gets his head knocked off and the floor doesn't get mopped up.
THE AFFABLE STRANGERPETER MCARTHUR
Vivian was lying there dead—and the others had been mopped up—prisoners—by a German bombing party.
ELIZABETH'S CAMPAIGNMRS. HUMPHREY WARD
"Prothero mopped up the lot of us at Minchinghampton with his diving and swimming," Benham explained, and the tension was relaxed.
THE RESEARCH MAGNIFICENTH. G. WELLS
Little streams of perspiration trickled down his face, to be mopped up by his bandanna.
But forgetting the pail, half full of water she had mopped up from the tub, she promptly fell over it, into the pool on the floor.
BEN PEPPERMARGARET SIDNEY
He fished a spotless handkerchief from his pocket with his pencil and mopped up the encroaching rivulets.
THE WIZARD'S DAUGHTER AND OTHER STORIESMARGARET COLLIER GRAHAM
Pulling his red silk handkerchief from his breast-pocket, he mopped up the tears just as Mrs. Bindle turned her gaze upon him.
MRS. BINDLEHEBERT JENKINS
I was getting swept up with straw and mopped up with dirty cloths.
MY WAR EXPERIENCES IN TWO CONTINENTSSARAH MACNAUGHTAN