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Word: sodden

Definition: thoroughly soaked; dull or stupid as if from drink


Sentences Containing 'sodden'

One night it was toward the close of the war I woke up out of a sodden lethargy, and found myself bound and gagged, and the air tainted with chloroform!
The calaboose victim was not a citizen; he was a poor stranger, a harmless whiskey sodden tramp.
On the Hatherley side of the pool the woods grew very thick, and there was a narrow belt of sodden grass twenty paces across between the edge of the trees and the reeds which lined the lake.
My clothes were all sodden with dew, and my coat-sleeve was drenched with blood from my wounded thumb.
She looked so quiet and good, and reminded me so strongly of my airy fresh school days at Canterbury, and the sodden, smoky, stupid wretch I had been the other night, that, nobody being by, I yielded to my self-reproach and shame, and--in short, made a fool of myself.

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