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  Words related to steep

Related / Similar Words: infuse, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak up, exorbitant, extortionate, outrageous, unconscionable, usurious

 

Definition:
  • a steep place (as on a hill);
  • let sit in a liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse; "steep the blossoms in oil"; "steep the fruit in alcohol";
  • engross (oneself) fully; "He immersed himself into his studies";
  • having a sharp inclination; "the steep attic stairs"; "steep cliffs";
  • of a slope; set at a high angle; "note the steep incline"; "a steep roof sheds snow";
  • greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation; "exorbitant rent"; "extortionate prices"; "spends an outrageous amount on entertainment"; "usorious interest rate"; "unconscionable spending";

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    See Also: vertical, perpendicular

     

    Hyponyms: marinade, marinate, decoct, infuse, draw, drink in, drink

     

    Grouped Verbs: infuse, plunge, immerse

     

    Derivational Morphology: steeper, concentration, engrossment, absorption, immersion, preoccupation, preoccupancy, intentness

     

    Anagrams: steps

     

     
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