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English verb: sponge up

1. sponge up (contact) absorb as if with a sponge


SamplesSponge up the spilled milk on the counter.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)absorb, draw, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck, suck up, take in, take up









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