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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Soak \Soak\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Soaked; p. pr. & vb. n.
Soaking.] [OE. soken, AS. socian to sioak, steep, fr.
s?can, s?gan, to suck. See Suck.]
1. To cause or suffer to lie in a fluid till the substance
has imbibed what it can contain; to macerate in water or
other liquid; to steep, as for the purpose of softening or
freshening; as, to soak cloth; to soak bread; to soak salt
meat, salt fish, or the like.
2. To drench; to wet thoroughly.
Their land shall be soaked with blood. --Isa. xxiv.
3. To draw in by the pores, or through small passages; as, a
sponge soaks up water; the skin soaks in moisture.
4. To make (its way) by entering pores or interstices; --
often with through.
The rivulet beneath soaked its way obscurely through
wreaths of snow. --Sir W.
5. Fig.: To absorb; to drain. [Obs.] --Sir H. Wotton.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: very drunk [syn: besotted, blind drunk, blotto,
crocked, cockeyed, fuddled, loaded, pie-eyed,
pissed, pixilated, plastered, slopped, sloshed,
smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, squiffy,
stiff, tight, wet]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
139 Moby Thesaurus words for "soaked":
SRO, afflicted, awash, bathed, bent, bloated, boiled, bombed,
boozy, brimful, brimming, bulging, bursting, canned, capacity,
chock-full, choked, chuck-full, cockeyed, cockeyed drunk,
congested, cram-full, crammed, crocked, crocko, crowded, deluged,
dipped, distended, drenched, dribbling, dripping, dripping wet,
drowned, elevated, engulfed, farci, filled, filled to overflowing,
flooded, flush, fried, fuddled, full, full to bursting, glutted,
gorged, half-seas over, high, hyperemic, illuminated, immersed,
in spate, inundated, jam-packed, jammed, lit, lit up, loaded,
lubricated, lushy, macerated, muzzy, oiled, oozing, organized,
overblown, overburdened, overcharged, overfed, overflowed,
overflowing, overfraught, overfreighted, overfull, overladen,
overloaded, overstocked, overstuffed, oversupplied, overweighted,
packed, packed like sardines, permeated, pickled, pie-eyed, pissed,
pissy-eyed, plastered, plenary, plethoric, polluted, potted,
raddled, ready to burst, replete, round, running over, satiated,
saturated, seeping, shellacked, skunk-drunk, smashed, soaking,
soaking wet, soaky, sodden, soggy, sopping, sopping wet, soppy,
soused, squiffy, standing room only, steeped, stewed, stinko,
stuffed, stuffed up, submerged, submersed, supercharged,
supersaturated, surcharged, surfeited, swacked, swamped, swollen,
tanked, tight, topful, waterlogged, watersoaked, weeping,
weltering, wet, whelmed, wringing wet
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