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Definition of 'soak up'


  1. take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"
       Synonyms: absorb suck imbibe sop up suck up draw take in take up
  2. engross (oneself) fully; "He immersed himself into his studies"
       Synonyms: steep immerse engulf plunge engross absorb

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