drench drench  /d ˈrɛntʃ/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged
  2. (v) force to drink
  3. (v) permeate or impregnate
  4. (v) cover with liquid; pour liquid onto

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Our troubles break and drench us.
  2. Our troubles break and drench us.
  3. As soon as Oboler had his eye glued to the finder, Le Roy cued technicians to drench him with cinema rain.

News

  1. Winter-like storm takes aim at Northern California

    A winter-like storm front fueled by tropical moisture from the Pacific began moving into the Bay Area Monday, bringing with it the promise of record-level rains to drench the region’s tinder-dry hillsides. The National Weather Service forecasted showers half an inch to 1.75 inches for the North Bay and .10 to .60 across the rest of the Bay Area. The heaviest hit area, forecasters predicted ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: KTVU

  2. Best Hardcore Workout Classes In LA

    Sweat drenched, out of breath and high on endorphins. If you experience none of these when you workout, it’s time to amp up your exercise routine.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: CBS 2 Los Angeles

  3. Storm cools Bruin softball game

    BY DAN NILSEN 810-452-2655 • dnilsen@mihomepaper.com FLINT — Mother Nature was the big winner in the 21st annual Bruin Club All-Star Classic softball game Monday. The contest was barely into the fourth inning when rain, hail and high winds put an abrupt halt to the action at Whaley Park. The storm lasted less than 30 minutes, but was enough to drench the field and preclude any more play. read ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Burton View

Quotes

  1. "I sometimes think the people selling them should have a sign: 'Come and queue up for your cattle drench here'," says Associate Health Minister Jim Anderton, who will report on whether the pills should be banned later this month.
    on Mar 7, 2007 By: Jim Anderton Source: Scientific American

  2. "You know most people spray something out of a Windex bottle, wipe and go. That won't kill MRSA. You have to drench and wait," McCaughey says.
    on Jan 29, 2008 By: BETSY MCCAUGHEY Source: RedOrbit

  3. "And our whole approach to policing has been to drench areas that are providing us with problems with police," Mr Carr said.
    on Mar 4, 2005 By: Bob Carr Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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