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See definition of sponging on Dictionary.com
  • as infreeloading
  • as inbath

synonyms for sponging

  • bumming
  • leeching
  • bloodsucking
  • parasitical
  • shower
  • tub
  • ablution
  • cleansing
  • dip
  • douche
  • gargle
  • laving
  • scrubbing
  • soak
  • soaking
  • soaping
  • wash
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How to use sponging in a sentence

“I was born in ’75, and I absorbed the ’80s like a sponge, for better or for worse,” he said.
FOR PEDRO PASCAL, THIS IS THE WAY TO PLAY A VILLAIN WHEN YOU’RE ALSO THE COOLEST HERO IN THE GALAXYDAVID BETANCOURTDECEMBER 26, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Stacie Thomas, a makeup artist and educator in Seattle, said she does a deep clean of the brushes and sponges she uses on herself weekly.
BACTERIA CAN GROW ON YOUR NEGLECTED MAKEUP AND BRUSHES. HERE’S WHAT TO TOSS AND WHAT TO CLEAN.ALLYSON CHIUDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Ideally, Sodha said, brushes should be washed after every use and any type of sponge treated as disposable, but ultimately the process is “very individual” and people need to figure out what works for them.
BACTERIA CAN GROW ON YOUR NEGLECTED MAKEUP AND BRUSHES. HERE’S WHAT TO TOSS AND WHAT TO CLEAN.ALLYSON CHIUDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Soap dispensing sponge holder by OXONo more messy soap bottlesFor a job that makes things cleaner, washing dishes can be a mess.
THE 8 MOST HELPFUL NEW HOME PRODUCTS OF 2020BY SANDRA GUTIERREZ G. AND JOHN KENNEDYDECEMBER 3, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Press your sponge down on the grate-like plastic top, and the dispenser will inject it full of suds.
THE 100 GREATEST INNOVATIONS OF 2020POPULAR SCIENCE STAFFDECEMBER 2, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
She explored the Marine Room, overflowing with fish, amphibians, lizards, sponges, and corals.
WHEN SCIENCE WAS THE BEST SHOW IN AMERICA - ISSUE 93: FORERUNNERSLEE ALAN DUGATKINNOVEMBER 18, 2020NAUTILUS
I never had the slightest hesitation in sponging upon any human creature.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
What if the sleep became a merciful finality, sponging out the aimless unrest men called life?
MOUNTAINCLEMENT WOOD
The large tin sponging-bath is itself not sufficiently portable to be carried as railway luggage, but there are many substitutes.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. VII, DECEMBER 1850, VOL. IIVARIOUS
She found Robert with his arm doubled over a basin, and Susan sponging cold water on it.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
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WORDS RELATED TO SPONGING

  • ablution
  • cleansing
  • dip
  • douche
  • gargle
  • laving
  • scrubbing
  • shower
  • soak
  • soaking
  • soaping
  • sponging
  • tub
  • wash
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.