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How to use soaking in a sentence

Jim huddled himself up like the rest: the crew turned in soaking, and woke up steaming, just as the men do even nowadays.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
The dragon lies full length, half sleeping, on the soaking cloud.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
About 15 minutes of soaking will be sufficient to make them pliable enough to bend over at right angles.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
I will not permit you to take your soaking clothes upstairs.
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
Fresh blood was soaking through the cloth around his shoulder—a strip of blue gingham torn from Nancy's dress, White Bear now saw.
SHAMANROBERT SHEA
Elsie had stripped off her soaking jacket, and was standing near the smoky peat fire, endeavouring to dry her wet skirts and feet.
LITTLE FOLKSVARIOUS
The foreman washed the unconscious boy's face, soaking Tad's head and neck and searching for the seat of the trouble.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN TEXASFRANK GEE PATCHIN
After a season or two of sewage soaking the soil becomes so soft that in the winter months it is unapproachable.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
They lie soaking in the water until drawn up to the keen saws of the sawmill that cut and slice the wood like cheese.
STORIES OF CALIFORNIAELLA M. SEXTON
As a consequence of their severe soaking, they had shrunk considerably and required enlarging.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SOAKING

  • dank
  • drenched
  • dripping
  • drowned
  • saturated
  • soaked
  • soaking
  • sodden
  • soggy
  • soppy
  • soused
  • water-logged
  • wringing-wet
  • ablution
  • abstersion
  • bath
  • bathing
  • detersion
  • fomentation
  • laundering
  • laundry
  • lavabo
  • lavage
  • lavation
  • lavement
  • laving
  • maundy
  • soaking
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