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soak

1. in. to drink heavily; to get drunk. (see also soaked.) The two old ladies put on their coats and went out to soak.
2. n. a drinking bout. Both guys declined to go out and stayed home and enjoyed a soak in front of the TV.
3. n. a drunkard. Some old soak lay moaning in the gutter.
4. tv. to overcharge someone; to extort money from someone. They soaked me for twenty dollars for the parts, but at least it runs now.
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Horner hit 37 as the Soaks reached 127-4 in dramatic fashion to go through.
It's been one heck of a day at work, and you are ready to soak your troubles away.
The investigation showed that after 4 coats had been applied, the soak back into the primary coat was minimal.
Golcar Soaks replied with an excellent opening stand, Nick Jagger making 36 and Chris Fawcette 29, but then with Wanderers change bowler, Brooke took three for 25 to slow the Soaks' response.
Golcar Soaks are pictured with the trophy after beating Meltham Wanderers in the Waterfront Huddersfield Evening League Emmerson Cup |final at Slaithwaite CC DAVID HUGHES
Drops that hit soil often soak in; some of that water later evaporates, while much of the rest seeps through the earth to replenish aquifers and nourish springs.
If precipitation doesn't soak into the urban landscape, it isn't available to absorb heat, evaporate, and thereby cool the city, explains David J.
Heat soak resulted in excessive splay and black streaks even near the gate.
Hey," she adds with a laugh, "at home, they can have the remote control in their hand while enjoying a luxurious foot soak, and no one will complain.
If the piece is yellowed or if there are stains, soak it in a solution of hot water and nonchlorine bleach in a noncorrosive tub.
Delhi sustained severe chemical burns to both front legs when Hawthorn Corporation used undiluted formaldehyde to soak her feet.
Mandara Spa Island Paradise Pampering Bath Soak, PS12, Sainsbury's.
The Body Shop has bottled the moisturising magic of honey up, so you can soak in it until your heart's content.
I've heard that I should soak my feet at night in hot water; I've heard that I should soak my feet at night in cold water.
To revive your spirits at the end of a long day, there's nothing like a leisurely foot soak.