Noun(1) the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid(2) washing something by allowing it to soak
Verb(1) submerge in a liquid(2) rip off; ask an unreasonable price(3) cover with liquid; pour liquid onto(4) leave as a guarantee in return for money(5) beat severely(6) make drunk (with alcoholic drinks(7) become drunk or drink excessively(8) fill, soak, or imbue totally(9) heat a metal prior to working it
(1) As an alternative to sleeping aids, some experts recommend a soak in a hot tub.(2) On many moonless nights, they have enjoyed a warm soak , watching thousands of stars, in complete solitude.(3) I wrung out a cold washrag, let it soak in the hot water as I brushed my hair, then braided it into a tight braid in the back of my head.(4) I see the droplets soak into the stale, brown grass, and I watch it pound the drooping daylilies and roses.(5) Steep it for 10 minutes, allow the tea to cool and soak your feet for 30 minutes.(6) I'm looking forward to a long soak in the tub(7) Satyrs and nymphs gambol about him harmlessly, and Silenus is a cheerful old soak .(8) Cleaning your food processor bowl with a good soak is tough because of the hole in the middle.(9) Hot chocolate warms me before I retire to my room for a pre-dinner nap and a good long soak in the bath to pre-empt any aches and pains from the day's exercise.(10) Make sure it is totally submerged, and soak each batch in clean water to avoid pollutants.(11) After a long walk back to Piccadilly Circus and a stuffy train journey home during which I dozed off, I was glad of a soak in a cool, deep bath.(12) Running her hands threw her long black hair she let the water soak her back.(13) If you want your paste to not be green, soak the pistachios overnight, and then remove the skins with a tea towel.(14) Tiptoe through the garden for a moonlit soak in the hot tub or simply cuddle up by the fire in your room.(15) soak the beans overnight in water(16) I had been washing from a bucket of water he provided for me each morning and while it was refreshing, I really needed to have a good soak and wash my hair.
(1) soak up :: absorbeer
1. immerse ::
2. drench ::
3. permeate ::
4. absorb ::
5. intoxicate ::
6. pluck ::
7. inebriate ::
8. imbue ::
9. hock ::
Different Formssoak, soaked, soaking, soakings, soaks
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