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  • v. Present participle of steep.


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  • She became involved in activist politics on campus, and I began working at Stephens Lounge, serving tea, where my newfound knowledge of 'steeping' came in handy. posted by Horace Jeffery Hodges @ 4:13 AM

    Whenever I read something by Noam Chomsky . . .

  • This method (called "steeping") only works with fairly short culms, as the liquid may not rise to the top of long culms.

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  • During the "steeping" process, so customary in this country, the volatile aroma is lost and a bitter principle extracted.

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  • Here Conrad nearly attains his desired unity of effect, the atmospheric steeping which is the essence of his romanticism.

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  • Despite massive criticism for how it has or hasn't meted out punishment in several high-profile cases recently—including the controversy surrounding Auburn quarterback Cam Newton—the NCAA has publicly committed to steeping up its efforts.

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  • I did go with the vanilla version of this custard by steeping a fully scrapped vanilla bean (both pod and insides) in hot milk.

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  • He let me go, but his eyes followed me as I moved through the kitchen, steeping my tea, getting out the sugar.

    Brush of Darkness

  • After steeping for four minutes, a plunger containing a steel filter and fine mesh disk are plunged through the grounds.

    Buying and brewing good coffee in Mexico

  • A little further search has shown me how to make it by steeping fresh coconut meat in hot water.

    coconut milk

  • I have taken quite a liking to steeping a chai tea bag in a mug of very hot cider for about 5 minutes ….

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