The human had spent most of the evening pacing around the cell, trying to make some sense of everything, stopping only briefly to eat, in an effort to soak up all the alcohol.
Go out to the beach and soak up some sun.
A Natural with the ability to soak up energy and redirect it, the red-haired Magician was channeling everything she pulled from the Others to him.
Whenever possible, he stretched his lithe body out like a panther to soak up the warmth his own blood could not provide.
astringent properties of these help soak up the common problem of excess oil that some men suffer from.