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soaking up

noun as in assimilation

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On the northeasternmost point of the U.S., pancake-like ployes are a daily staple, whether covered in syrup or soaking up gravy.

After soaking up the history at Nassau Hall, walk to Princeton University campus.

He found himself clutching the chair, and forced himself to relax, soaking up the shock as he had soaked up so many others.

The most singular phase was that I reproached myself for not soaking up more sun in the past.

Gordon felt something hit his back, and instinctively fell, soaking up the blow.

Roger, bearing Dicky perched upon his shoulder, walked between them soaking up information all the way.

He had refused to don a slicker, and his red sweater, soaking up the rain, grew heavy with moisture and began to stretch.


On this page you'll find 348 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to soak up, such as: consume, ingest, swallow, take in, blot, and devour.

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