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lapped (up)

verb
past tense of lap (up)

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to receive or accept gladly or readily
  • a show-off who laps up attention the way a kitten does milk

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“Lapped (up).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lapped%20%28up%29. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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