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Meaning of soak

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: 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" [syn: {soak},
           {soakage}, {soaking}]
      2: washing something by allowing it to soak [syn: {soak},
      v 1: submerge in a liquid; "I soaked in the hot tub for an hour"
      2: rip off; ask an unreasonable price [syn: {overcharge},
         {soak}, {surcharge}, {gazump}, {fleece}, {plume}, {pluck},
         {rob}, {hook}] [ant: {undercharge}]
      3: cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot
         face" [syn: {drench}, {douse}, {dowse}, {soak}, {sop},
      4: leave as a guarantee in return for money; "pawn your
         grandfather's gold watch" [syn: {pawn}, {soak}, {hock}]
      5: beat severely
      6: make drunk (with alcoholic drinks) [syn: {intoxicate},
         {soak}, {inebriate}]
      7: become drunk or drink excessively [syn: {souse}, {soak},
         {inebriate}, {hit it up}]
      8: fill, soak, or imbue totally; "soak the bandage with
         disinfectant" [syn: {soak}, {imbue}]
      9: heat a metal prior to working it

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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