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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 teachersʼ 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

  • 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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