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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A vessel (usually a pot or vat) used for soaking something in a liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse

Usage examples (39)
  • Adjective : Those prices are too steep for me
  • Verb (used with object) : to steep tea in boiling-hot water; to steep reeds for basket weaving. ,an incident steeped in mystery
  • The avalanche scale suggests that, when the danger is "moderate", caution should be used in steeper terrain.
  • The higher we got, the steeper was the track that crawled on a narrow edge. for more
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