soak (someone or something) with (something)

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soak (someone or something) with (something)

To drench or coat someone or something with some liquid substance. He ran around the corner of the house with a hose and soaked me with water. Workers spent the night soaking the runways with deicer so that flights wouldn't be delayed due to the severe cold snap.
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soak someone or something with something

to get someone or something thoroughly wet with some liquid. The rain soaked us all with icy cold drops of water. The storm soaked the land with much-needed moisture.
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References in classic literature ?
A LAMP, soaked with too much oil and flaring brightly, boasted that it gave more light than the sun.
At the dressing stations the grass and earth were soaked with blood for a space of some three acres around.
They raised him up, but there was no life, and his hair was soaked with blood.
The bark of Kigelia africana (Igi amuyan), fruits of Ricinus communis (Lara), leaves of Newbouldia laevis (Akoko) and leaves of Pseudospondias microcarpa (Ekeja) were soaked with fermented maize water to which table salt had been added.
The fourth recipe indicated that leaves of Macaranga barteri (Agbosa) were ground and soaked with local alcohol.
Leaves of Desmodium velutinum (Emo berodefe), the bark of Uvaria chamae (Iju igi) and seeds of Xylopia aethiopica are soaked with water.
To evaluate the influence of solvents on paper structure the paper was soaked with solvent.
Mechanical properties of untreated paper and paper soaked with solvent were compared.
SOAK THE PISTON AND PLUG IN BORE CLEANER AND THEN WITHE THEM WITH PATCHES, OR A CLEAN CLOTH SOAKED WITH BORE CLEANER, CLEAN THE GAS CYLINDER WITH PATCHES SOAKED WITH BORE CLEANER.
In the second experiment, pieces of Southern yellow pine, a common wood for home construction, were soaked with [sup.14]C-labeled naphthalene.