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Spongy, 1) imbibing like a sponge: “more s. to suck in the sense of fear,” Troil. II, 2, 12. == drenched, soaked: “his s. officers,” Mcb. I, 7, 71.
2) soft, porous and pliable like a sponge: “that sad breath his s. lungs bestowed,” Compl. 326.
3) wet, rainy: “s. April,” Tp. IV, 65. “the s. south,” Cymb. IV, 2, 349. cf. Dispunge.
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