verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- to absorb or take in or up by absorption: Blotting paper soaks up ink.
- to absorb with one's mind or senses; take in: to soak up information.
- Slang. to drink to excess: He can really soak up the booze.
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The buttermilk soak also simplifies the prep and makes the final result lighter compared to the typical dredge in flour and egg.Pop open a box of cereal for a crunchy twist on baked chicken tenders|Ellie Krieger|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
Here’s a breakdown of the most evidence-supported advice we could find for maximizing the soothing effects of a soak.
If you have particularly sensitive skin, you should probably keep your soaks to around 10 minutes, use gentle cleansers without fragrances or other irritants, and avoid scrubbing.
The researchers successfully tested sterilizing the mask with high-pressure steam, as well as with bleach and alcohol soaks.The 9 top health and medicine breakthroughs of 2020|Claire Maldarelli|December 2, 2020|Popular Science
After a day on the slopes, take a soak at the on-mountain Nordic Spa.
In its over 1,000-year history, the land has soaked in the blood of millions of people.Rebranding The Land of Mongol Warriors & Ivan The Terrible|Anna Nemtsova|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Roughly a century after he jotted down his scandal-soaked observations, his notes were finally made public.Lovable ‘Madagascar’ Penguins Are Known to Rape and Torture in Real Life|Asawin Suebsaeng|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The term “lobbyist” supposedly was coined during the well-corrupted (and well-soaked) presidency of Ulysses S. Grant.
The dead one's rifle lies purposelessly near the soaked one's feet.
The soaked one squats on the bridge, eyes furious and downcast.
So we held council of war with Piegan, after which we saddled up and made ready to tackle the soaked prairies.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Like Marguerite Turquet she had "well soaked the little d'Esgrignon."Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
And when it was finished and they were soaked to the skin, they splashed up the road, shouting and singing.Seven O'Clock Stories|Robert Gordon Anderson
The cables are wrapped in cotton duck soaked in oxidized oil and varnish, and are sheathed in sheet iron.
I do not remember drinking, but as later I found the front of my shirt soaked I assume the water was for me.A Virginia Scout|Hugh Pendexter