soakingly

adverb
soak·​ing·​ly

Definition of soakingly

1 : in a slow and steady manner : gradually
2 : in such manner as to wet thoroughly : drenchingly

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History and Etymology for soakingly

Middle English sokingly, from soking (present participle of soken to soak) + -ly

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“Soakingly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soakingly. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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