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dousing

dow sing

  • n  the act of wetting something by submerging it
  • v  put out, as of a candle or a light
  • v  wet thoroughly
  • v  dip into a liquid
  • v  immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate
  • v  lower quickly
  • v  slacken
  • v  cover with liquid; pour liquid onto

  • But millions of Kenyans understood the lesson that Maathai had taught them: that prosperity depends just as much on caring for a fragile planet as on dousing human conflict.
  • For nine days, Tropical Storm Fay drenched nine states, entering and exiting Florida four times alone while dousing portions of it with more than two feet of rain.
  • The second suspect who received severe burns after ramming the gas-packed Jeep into the terminal building and dousing himself in petrol before setting himself alight, according .
News & Articles

  • RV Fire Causes I-476 To Temporarily Shut Down
    All lanes of I-476 southbound are currently closed after I-76 due to vehicle fire.State police have confirmed that it is actually an RV on fire.  Crews are dousing the vehicle with foam and water.There
    June 24, 2013 - FOX 29 Philadelphia
  • Pat Riley Pours Champagne on a Reporter’s Head During Title Celebration (VIDEO)
    While answering questions in a delirious and celebratory Miami Heat locker room following Game 7 of the NBA Finals, team president Pat Riley finished his interview with Rachel Nichols by dousing her with some very expensive champagne. He’s the greatest.
    June 21, 2013 - Slam
  • Lawmakers may save records law
    Lawmakers offer different approaches to dousing a firestorm over the public records law.
    June 20, 2013 - U-T San Diego
Quotes

  • Kenneth Branagh in London Free Press
    The very first episode starts with an extraordinary moment with a girl in a field dousing herself in petrol and setting fire to herself,Branagh said. "I found that image in the book, that particular image, very striking and haunting."
  • Rachmat Witoelar in Reuters.uk
    The strategy is not for dousing the fires but to prevent them from happening. We have concluded that the major areas of these fires are on peat land. That is why the focus of peat areas is very prominent in this strategy,Witoelar told foreign...
  • Mike Huckabee in USA Today
    Even the UN appears to now be sobering up and dousing much needed cold water on the global warming alarmism promoted by much of the mainstream media, Hollywood, NASA scientist James Hansen and former Vice President Al Gore. News that global warming... James Inhofe http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Inhofe&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHZvr5BHwe1-GMm-PxCI9aimEvjbw NewsBusters (blog) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://newsbusters.org/node/9585&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGRKTxPJzNRlmNDPgTMD3KRiV39yA Dec 11, 2006 29950 38749 dove Hearing a loud noise and interrupting his speech, Huckabee said: That was Barack Obama. He just tripped off a chair. He's getting ready to speak and somebody aimed a gun at him and he - he dove for the floor."

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