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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Absorb as if with a sponge.

Usage examples (4)
  • sponge up the spilled milk on the counter
  • Noun : His mind is a sponge gathering historical data
  • Verb (used with object) : to sponge up water. ,He sponged 40 bucks from his friend and went to the city
  • Verb (used without object) : He came back home and sponged off his family for a while for more
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