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English noun: soaking

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

SamplesA good soak put life back in the wagon.

Synonymssoak, soakage

Broader (hypernym)action, activity, natural action, natural process

2. soaking (act) the act of making something completely wet

SamplesHe gave it a good drenching.

Synonymsdrenching, souse, sousing

Broader (hypernym)wetting

3. soaking (act) washing something by allowing it to soak


Broader (hypernym)lavation, wash, washing

English adverb: soaking

1. soaking extremely wet

SamplesDripping wet.
Soaking wet.

Synonymsdripping, sopping

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