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What does “barren” mean?

Origin of soak

First recorded before 1000; Middle English soken, Old English sōcian; akin to suck

synonym study for soak

7. See wet.

OTHER WORDS FROM soak

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British Dictionary definitions for soak

soak
/ (səʊk) /

verb

noun

Derived forms of soak

soaker, nounsoaking, noun, adjective

Word Origin for soak

Old English sōcian to cook; see suck
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