Soaking Soak"ing, a. Wetting thoroughly; drenching; as, a soaking rain. -- {Soak"ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • soakingly — soak·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • soakingly — adverb Etymology: Middle English sokingly, from soking (present participle of soken to soak) + ly 1. : in a slow and steady manner : gradually 2. : in such manner as to wet thoroughly …   Useful english dictionary

  • soak — soaker, n. soakingly, adv. /sohk/, v.i. 1. to lie in and become saturated or permeated with water or some other liquid. 2. to pass, as a liquid, through pores, holes, or the like: The rain soaked through the tear in the umbrella. 3. to be… …   Universalium

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