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Verb: soak up
  1. Take in, also metaphorically
    "The sponge soaks up water well";
    - absorb, suck, imbibe, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take up
     
  2. Devote (oneself) fully to
    - steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb

Derived forms: soaks up, soaked up, soaking up

Type of: center [US], centre [Brit, Cdn], concentrate, focus, pore, rivet