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European (Judeo-Christian)

- to dream of sponge: joy and gladness.

Explanation & Definition:

Short explanation

A porous mass of interlacing fibers that forms the internal skeleton of various marine animals and usable to absorb water or any porous rubber or cellulose product similarly used.

Complete definition

A sponge is a tool, implement, utensil or cleaning aid consisting of porous material. Sponges are used …

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… sandbag, schoolbag, shopping bag, sick bag, sickbag, skin, sleeping bag, sweat bag, tea bag, sponge bag, toilet bag, tool bag, tucker-bag.

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… pot or cup may be used.

Synonyms of cadge

verb: beg, mump; related terms: bum, grub, mooch, sponge, obtain, freeload.

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Give up

… Synonyms of give up

verb: forfeit, throw overboard, waive, forgo, forego, abandon, chuck up the sponge, drop by the wayside, drop out, fall by the wayside, throw in the towel, throw in, quit; related terms: abandon, lapse, foreswear, relinquish, renounce, quit, knock off, drop, leave off, sign off, retire, withdraw, pull the plug.

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