steep in

phrasal verb

steeped in; steeping in; steeps in
1
: to make (someone) know and understand a lot about (something)
Prior to his trip, he spent a few weeks steeping himself in the language.
often used as (be) steeped in
She was steeped in the classics.
2
used as (be) steeped in to say that there is a lot of something associated with a place, time, etc.
an area steeped in history

Examples of steep in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her debut memoir is steeped in humidity and flecked with beads of sweat, pricked by mosquitoes, and slathered with candy-scented body lotion. Kristen Arnett, TIME, 4 June 2024 And they have been steeped in social media images that show tens of thousands of Palestinians killed and millions displaced from their homes. Marc Tracy, New York Times, 3 June 2024 With a capacity for 40 guests, The Speakeasy promises an unforgettable experience steeped in charm and allure. Branded Content Contributor, Orange County Register, 31 May 2024 Now baptised and reborn, Thomas grapples with fresh challenges, testing his newfound peace amidst a town steeped in secrets, violence, and a relentless quest for revenge. Alex Ritman, Variety, 14 May 2024 Over the course of 14 seasons, the procedural's family dinners have become steeped in tradition and allowed characters to have a weekly check-in as officers working a dangerous job. Esther Kang, Peoplemag, 29 May 2024 But officials are acutely aware that the tech is young and brittle, and that generative AI — prediction models trained on vast datasets to generate on-demand text, images, video and human-like conversation — is anything but tailor-made for a dangerous trade steeped in deception. Frank Bajak, Fortune, 23 May 2024 The film tells the story of a young poet and singer steeped in an ancient Moroccan form of folk song called aita, but forced to perform trashy pop songs in bars filled with abusive men. Nick Vivarelli, Variety, 17 May 2024 From the beginning, my life was steeped in the impermanence of renting, which mirrored the impermanence of our immigrant experience. Diana Ruzova, Los Angeles Times, 15 May 2024

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“Steep in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/steep%20in. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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