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drenching

noun

1 drenching

The act of making something completely wet:
— He gave it a good drenching.

synonyms: soaking, souse, sousing.

Polish: przemoczenie się, przemoknięcie




adjective

Roget 337: watery, aqueous, aquatic, hydrous, lymphatic; balneal, diluent; drenching etc. v.; diluted etc. v.; weak; ... show more

Moby thesaurus: brewing, dampening, drench, ducking, dunking, humectant, imbruement, imbuement, impregnation, infiltration, infusion, injection, irrigational, irriguous, leaching, lixiviation, maceration, moistening, percolation, permeation ... show more.

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drench

verb

1 drench

Drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged.

synonym: swamp.

Roget 348: flow, run; meander; gush, pour, spout, roll, jet, well, issue; drop, drip, dribble, plash, ... show more

Roget 641: superabound, overabound; know no bounds, swarm; meet one at every turn; creep with, crawl with, bristle with; overflow; run over, flow over, well over, brim over; run riot; ... show more

2 drench

Force to drink.

3 drench

Permeate or impregnate:
— The war drenched the country in blood.

synonym: imbrue.

4 drench

Cover with liquid; pour liquid onto.

synonyms: douse, dowse, soak, sop, souse.

Roget 337: be watery etc. adj.; reek.    add water, water, wet; moisten etc. 339; dilute, dip, immerse; merge; ... show more

Roget 339: moisten, wet; humect, humectate; sponge, damp, bedew; imbue, imbrue, infiltrate, saturate; soak, drench ... show more

Dutch: doordrenken


noun

Roget 298: eating etc. v.; deglutition, gulp, epulation, mastication, manducation, rumination; gluttony etc. 957.    [eating specific foods] ... show more

Moby thesaurus: bathe, bed, bed down, beverage, break, brew, brewing, bridle, brush, bumper, choke, congest, cram, crowd, curry, currycomb, deluge, dip, douche, douse ... show more.

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