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  • n  piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid
  • n  piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid
  • n  a concession given to mollify or placate
  • n  a prescribed procedure to be followed routinely
  • v  give a conciliatory gift or bribe to
  • v  be or become thoroughly soaked or saturated with a liquid
  • v  dip into liquid
  • v  cover with liquid; pour liquid onto

  • In the process, they have won some small sops for Willowbrook's pathetic prisoners.
  • As sops go, Yuri Bondaryev's Silence is an especially cynical one.
  • To TV's hucksters, Sunday afternoon is known as an "intellectual ghetto" where the networks stow their small sops to the minority.
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  • Don’t fall prey to sops, Kejriwal to electors
    NEW DELHI: Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal today asked the electors not to fall prey to sops doled out by political parties during elections and vote for an honest and upright candidate to get rid of inflation and deep rooted corruption.
    Aug. 17, 2013 - INDOlink

  • Manmohan Singh in Hindu
    Sops and subsidies will work in currency appreciation is a transient phenomenon. However, in the long run, the industry must adjust itself to the new dynamic,Singh said at the conclusion of Textile Summit here.
  • Kamal Nath in Business Standard
    Besides, Nath said, "I have not talked (about sops)...... We have said we will listen to them. Let's hear them and then we will see how to respond."
  • Matthew Vaughn in BusinessWeek
    I can understand poor fledgling companies asking for exemptions. In my opinion, above a certain maturity, they should not ask for any sops. In fact, I have taken this up with P Chidambaram and Jaswant Singh, asking them why they do not stop tax... NR Narayana Murthy Dec 17, 2007 92439 122736 sorbet The movie's sort of unique, so I'm thinking, people love chocolate cake, it tastes fantastic, but once you've had six slices, you've had enough," Vaughn said. "Hopefully, we'll be the sorbet to cleanse the palate."

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