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What is another word for sponging?

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Verb
Present participle for to clean with a wet sponge or cloth
“She then proceeded to sponge herself with the rag that accompanied her water-jug.”
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Present participle for to wipe or scrub with a wet sponge or cloth
Sponge the surface dry with a towel.”
Verb
Present participle for to absorb or soak up a liquid
“The bricks were so porous that they would sponge up the water and create dampness in the interior.”
Verb
Present participle for to take advantage of the kindness or generosity of others
“Too many people either sponge off her generosity, or see her as an opportunity for their own benefit.”
Verb
Present participle for to share in, or take the credit for, the accomplishments of someone else
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Present participle for to raise funds for a specified cause or purpose
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Present participle for to depend on, financially or for one's livelihood
Verb
Present participle for to gulp or guzzle, often referring to consuming beverages
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Present participle for to take for temporary use
Verb
Present participle for to politely or formally ask for
Noun
An act or process of immersing and washing one's body in the water
Adjective
Dependent, exploiting or living off others' resources
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