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steeping

verb
present participle of steep

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1 to cause (as a person) to become filled or saturated with a certain quality or principle
  • grew up steeped in the ways of his ancestors
  • a town steeped in history

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2 to wet thoroughly with liquid
  • chew fresh ginger that has been steeped in hot water to aid digestion

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steeping

steeply

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“Steeping.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/steeping. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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