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  • A well-soaked and carefully wrapped cake can last for months, and the flavors in the cake will meld together and deepen over that time.

    What is fruitcake? | Baking Bites

  • While we are renewing last year's faded overall tans, the well-soaked British Columbia landscape will be progressively repainted in photogenic velvet green; emerald variations brushed onto sky-reaching cedars, ground-dwelling ferns and stubborn mosses by the tempests of winter wind and unrelenting rain.

    Nogales, here we come

  • It will be well-soaked and well-fertilized and the stock ponds and puddles will be brimming.

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  • We dare not exactly detail what they did to the hide of an ox which Hyreus had killed for their entertainment; however, they afterwards covered the well-soaked hide with a little earth; and thence, at the end of nine months, was born Orion.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • The two ladies who had been disinterred out of the fallen vehicle were readily admitted, but positive objections were stated by those previously in possession to the admittance of the two lawyers, whose wetted garments being much of the nature of well-soaked sponges, there was every reason to believe they would refund a considerable part of the water they had collected, to the inconvenience of their fellow-passengers.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • For those of you who don't have a pressure cooker, proceed with step 2 using well-soaked rice and moong, in a non-stick vessel / saucepan.

    Comfort Khichdi

  • If the ancient thatch of the village had been well-soaked, the count could never have used this trick.

    Conan the Relentless

  • When the simmering point is reached, crush the fruit with a well-soaked wooden masher.

    Every Step in Canning

  • One early station in New York for arc lighting was an old soap-works whose well-soaked floors did not need much additional grease to render them choice fuel for the inevitable flames.

    Edison, His Life and Inventions, vol. 1

  • The remains of the barn were already blackening, and, while the firemen, evidently determined to make the most of the occasion, were still swinging axes and pouring water on the already extinguished and well-soaked buildings, there was no danger of further trouble.

    Left Guard Gilbert

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