Right through the heart and what blood there had been was soaked up by his clothes.
Even so, when Simon got across he was soaked up to his waist.
The road was sandy, and had soaked up the moisture like a sponge.
It is known that a small quantity of wine can intoxicate if it is soaked up with bread which is repeatedly dipped into the wine.
Have they soaked up, absorbed, into their systems enough during the cold weather to tide them over the warm?
The water that drained into it from the over-hanging mountain was soaked up by the loose red soil that lay between the boulders.
I waited in silence while he exhausted the richest treasures of his vocabulary and soaked up the ink with blotters.
When it is soaked up put in the rest of the juice, cover with a plate, and let the pudding stand until the next day.
The oil which flows from it, during this operation, must be soaked up with bran, or plaster of Paris.
He found himself clutching the chair, and forced himself to relax, soaking up the shock as he had soaked up so many others.