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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of steep.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A name steeped in wartime history for British expats, these “drinkers with a running problem” simply were out to get some exercise, rid themselves of the weekend excess and celebrate their good living with a cold one.

    Runners

  • By your own admission, your knowledge of the economy is bankrupt as evidenced by your burning desire to continue funding this war steeped in steeped ideologies.

    McCain says Obama's Iraq trip would convince him of success

  • The first brews would have been concoctions of crushed or malted grain steeped and heated slowly in water, and then baked and submerged again.

    Who Invented Beer? | Impact Lab

  • Tech support has improved over that period from downright insulting to borderline acceptable, but “Customer Service” remains, at best, a phrase steeped in irony.

    Blindsight 2nd Printing; TAD Review in Flint Journal Review « Whatever

  • Peter Matheson, as macho and prideful as a matador, had been steeped in konjo, a Japanese word Wolf had learned many years later from his aikido sensei, which meant a distinctly masochistic obsession for physical acts that involve an enormous degree of hardship and pain.

    Black Blade

  • "One person, one vote" is a phrase steeped in history, but it has its limits.

    FOXNews.com

  • Known as kibei, they were fluent in Japanese, steeped in Japanese history and culture, and supporters of Japanese expansion in the Far East.

    Israelated - English Israel blogs

  • The term is steeped in Soviet rhetoric: Lenin invoked it after the 1917 revolution, and Stalin, himself denounced as a parasite by Trotsky, used the label against Jews, dissidents and others.

    Putin Calls U.S. a 'Parasite' Over Its Debt

  • This is definitely a case of taking a well-known name steeped in arts and crafts history and removing it from its traditions.

    RVABlogs

  • 4As they are described in the Sister-Books, the scenes portrayed in the artwork that surrounded these religious women gave them a visual vocabulary, a language of religious expression steeped in Christian iconography.

    Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany

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