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verb as in drench

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Try the weekend draw with the addition of nuggets of smoked short rib and use the accompanying pillowy pita, made with potatoes, as a sop for whatever a fork can’t retrieve from the foil container.

A sop to lawmakers who represent congressional districts consisting entirely of catfish ponds.

The whole thing is a substantive sop to the GOP right wing wrapped in a prettier package.

Cynics, of course, can argue that this is just a sop to Western sensibilities.

Liberals regard them as a sop to the wealthy, who receive the largest share of the benefits.

But so-called populism is in many respects a mere sop to the Thai electorate, regardless of who is peddling it.

An allusion to the fable in sop about the earthern and brazen pots being dashed together.

Yet my guilty anticipation endured, and as a sop to conscience I tried to make myself believe there was no danger.

I called the Bill timid, narrow, a mere sop to the jealousies of sects and little-minded people.

Without a smile or a prayer, she arranged the sop for the babe, then sat down beside him to think.

She was preparing the warm sop for the child, and taking him from his mother's arm, she sat down in the rocking chair.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sop, such as: absorb, bribe, dip, douse, dunk, and milksop.

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