Absorb means to soak up.
To thrust or throw forcefully into a substance or place:
To baptize by submerging in water
To immerse, saturate, absorb, or imbue
To cover with water; submerge.
To flood or submerge with or as with water
To retract; to recant.
To sink or plunge beneath the surface of water, etc.
To pour down upon and cover over or bury beneath
To overwhelm as if with a flood; swamp:
To rise, flow, or gush out in or as in a flood
To cover with water; flood; inundate
To overwhelm as with a flood
To eat or drink up; devour
To cause to lie flat:
To affect so strongly as to make helpless or ineffective; overwhelm.
To overpower, as with emotion; affect deeply:
To oppress harshly
To cause to be full; to flood; to overflow; to overwhelm with water.
To overlay or spread with something:
To invest or spend, often without getting a return or adequate value:
The definition of affect means to produce a change in something.
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