Thesaurus / drench
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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Even by day the Maruts create darkness with the water-bearing cloud, when they drench the earth.
SACRED BOOKS OF THE EASTVARIOUS
Drench is the causative of drink: here the nominative of the verb is ‘Iris’ and the object ‘beds.’
MILTON'S COMUSJOHN MILTON
Sometimes she was so weary that she sank down by the roadside and let130 the night-dew drench her aching limbs.
STORIES OF OLD GREECE AND ROMEEMILIE KIP BAKER
Epsom salt, in one ounce doses, given either as a gruel or a drench, will be found to answer the purpose well.
A TREATISE ON SHEEP:AMBROSE BLACKLOCK
You will drench yourself in the blood of the innocent, only that you may do it—while no effect shall follow.'
There were bright floodlights placed here and there to drench a large area with light.
OPERATION TERRORWILLIAM FITZGERALD JENKINS
Then she flew to the dressing-table, and securing a bottle of eau de cologne, proceeded to drench Irene's face vigorously.
GUY KENMORE'S WIFE AND THE ROSE AND THE LILYMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
To cure seasickness: Turn the entire system inside out and hang it over the rail of the ship where the salt spray can drench it.
THE FOOLISH ALMANAKANONYMOUS
He saw the conflict coming which must drench the land in blood and dry with fire the blackened cinders.
THE LITTLE RED FOOTROBERT W. CHAMBERS
A paddle drench is often preferred, and if not used the handling should be frequent.
ANIMAL PROTEINSHUGH GARNER BENNETT
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