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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


Synonymssoak


Broader (hypernym)lavation, wash, washing


English adverb: soaking

1. soaking extremely wet


SamplesDripping wet.
Soaking wet.


Synonymsdripping, sopping









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