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  Definition of Soak up
  1. engross (oneself) fully; "He immersed himself into his studies"
  2. take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister''s words"
Similar Words: steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, suck, imbibe, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take up

 

See Also: attract, pull, pull in, draw, draw in, suck in, aspirate

 

Hyponyms: drink in, drink, wipe up, mop up, mop, blot, sponge up

 

Grouped Verbs: plunge, immerse

 

Derivational Morphology: concentration, engrossment, absorption, immersion, preoccupation, preoccupancy, intentness, drinker, imbiber, toper, juicer, sucking, suck, suction, chump, fool, gull, mark, patsy, fall guy, sucker, soft touch, mug, soaking up, absorber

 

 
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