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Synonyms for soaking

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. soak, soakage, soaking(noun)

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

    "a good soak put life back in the wagon"

    Synonyms:
    soak, sousing, drenching, souse, soakage

  2. drenching, soaking, souse, sousing(noun)

    the act of making something completely wet

    "he gave it a good drenching"

    Synonyms:
    alky, dipsomaniac, soaker, boozer, sousing, souse, soakage, lush, drenching, soak, alcoholic

  3. soak, soaking(adverb)

    washing something by allowing it to soak

    Synonyms:
    soak, sousing, drenching, souse, soakage

  4. soaking, sopping, dripping(adverb)

    extremely wet

    "dripping wet"; "soaking wet"

    Synonyms:
    dripping, sopping

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. soaking(a)

    Synonyms:
    drenching, saturating

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    dipping

How to pronounce soaking?

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How to use soaking in a sentence?

  1. Melissa Piliang:

    Lots of sports gear incorporates that element these days, bras, socks, shorts, and underwear now come in a kind of nylon wicking material that will absorb the sweat and pull it away from the body so it can dry. The last thing you want to do is sit there in a soaking wet pair of underwear.

  2. Donald Trump:

    It looked like he just came out of a swimming pool. He was soaking wet, he's a meltdown guy. I mean I look at him, he's just pouring sweat. ... We need somebody that doesn't sweat.

  3. Morgan Brashear:

    Their two biggest frustrations with the dish-washing process are the soaking and the scrubbing.

  4. Chris Christie:

    When she got off that ferry, she was walking down the street and she was wrapped in a blanket and soaking wet -- anybody who had been in lower Manhattan, they were hosed off by firehoses. They were covered with dust, that's' the first sight of my wife after having left her that morning. I just grabbed her, hugged her, got her in the car and got her home.

  5. Donald Trump:

    A nice guy ... was seriously hot, i grabbed him around his back ... and he was soaking wet. He was drenched.


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