"sopping" in the verb sense
give a conciliatory gift or bribe to
2. sop, soak through
be or become thoroughly soaked or saturated with a liquid
dip into liquid
"sop bread into the sauce"
4. drench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souse
cover with liquid pour liquid onto
"souse water on his hot face"
"sopping" in the adverb sense
1. soaking, sopping, dripping
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