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steeps

verb
present tense third-person singular 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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steeps

noun
plural of steep

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“Steeps.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/steeps. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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