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sopping

adjective

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containing, covered with, or thoroughly penetrated by water
  • my hair and clothes were absolutely sopping after the unexpected downpour

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sopping

verb
present participle of sop

Synonyms & Antonyms of sopping (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to wet thoroughly with liquid
  • sopped the sponge with the detergent and began scrubbing the floor vigorously

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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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The first known use of sopping was in 1877

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“Sopping.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sopping. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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