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sop

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something given or promised in order to improperly influence a person's conduct or decision
  • As a sop to the teachers' union for supporting his reelection campaign, the mayor promised to push for the abolition of the residency requirement.
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sop

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1 to wet thoroughly with liquid
  • I sopped the sponge with the detergent and began scrubbing the floor vigorously.
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2 to make wet
  • My book fell in the swimming pool and was thoroughly sopped before I could fish it out.
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3 to sink or push (something) briefly into or as if into a liquid
  • hesitant to sop his bread in gravy, no matter how delicious, at such a formal banquet
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