taking up

present participle of take up
as in drinking
to take in (something liquid) through small openings the soil was so dry that the plant seemed to take up the much-needed water instantly

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“Taking up.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/taking%20up. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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