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How to use sopping in a sentence

The rain had ceased a few hours before, but the trench was still sopping wet and thick with sticky mud.
GRAPES OF WRATHBOYD CABLE
Seor Don Marcelino, shall I not tie your horse under the shed, your saddle will be sopping wet in five minutes?
PONCE DE LEONWILLIAM PILLING
Very little of the sweat that Jason wiped from his sopping face was caused by the heat in the room.
DEATHWORLDHARRY HARRISON
Count Victor laughed, and for an answer simply thrust forth a sopping foot to his examination.
DOOM CASTLENEIL MUNRO
There was no snow left; all frost was out of the ground along the Drowned Lands; and the earth was sopping wet.
THE LITTLE RED FOOTROBERT W. CHAMBERS
"It will be sopping wet out there after the shower," said Eliza.
THE COPY-CAT AND OTHER STORIESMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
Then the roof must want mending, for the rain comes into your room, sir—your clothes are all sopping wet!
THREE HATSALFRED DEBRUN
Sherlock Holmes put the sopping bundle upon the table beside the lamp and undid the cord which bound it.
THE VALLEY OF FEARSIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
Water had been brought; she woke to find herself upon the couch, the old woman woodenly sopping her head and hands.
THE PALACE OF DARKENED WINDOWSMARY HASTINGS BRADLEY
In a few minutes he re-appeared bearing Dicky in his arms—a Dicky sopping wet and much subdued.
ETHEL MORTON AND THE CHRISTMAS SHIPMABELL S. C. SMITH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SOPPING

  • aqueous
  • clammy
  • dank
  • dewy
  • drenched
  • dripping
  • drizzling
  • foggy
  • humid
  • misty
  • moistened
  • muggy
  • pouring
  • raining
  • rainy
  • saturate
  • saturated
  • showery
  • slimy
  • slippery
  • slushy
  • snowy
  • soaked
  • soaking
  • sodden
  • soggy
  • sopping
  • soppy
  • soused
  • stormy
  • teary
  • teeming
  • water-logged
  • watery
  • wringing-wet
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