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Synonyms for soak

Synonyms for soak

to make thoroughly wet

to saturate (something) with a liquid

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to take in (moisture or liquid)

to take in and incorporate, especially mentally

to take alcoholic liquor, especially excessively or habitually

to exploit (another) by charging too much for something

soak in: to come as a realization

Synonyms for soak

the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid)

washing something by allowing it to soak

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submerge in a liquid

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leave as a guarantee in return for money

beat severely

make drunk (with alcoholic drinks)

become drunk or drink excessively

fill, soak, or imbue totally

heat a metal prior to working it

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But the league leaders will be well advised to note that Zizkov soaked up enormous pressure away from home at the weekend and ran out 1-0 winners at Budejovice.
One of the great, though largely unacknowledged, benefits of Campaign 2000's bizarre, attenuated endgame is that it has soaked up time that would have otherwise been given over to media summations of Bill Clinton's presidential legacy.
Many times have I heard people from such outfits say with exasperation and understandable envy that Christic has soaked up a large quantity of the finite amount of cash that all the usual bankrollers of good causes are prepared to dish out.