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  • as indip
  • as inslush

synonyms for drenching

  • dive
  • plunge
  • bath
  • douche
  • ducking
  • immersion
  • soak
  • soaking
  • swim
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How to use drenching in a sentence

But the Scots did not come, and between drenching rains and lack of provisions145 his troops were worn out in body and in temper.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
In the two English camps about twenty were down at the same time, and exposed the men to all the drenching rain.
THE BRITISH EXPEDITION TO THE CRIMEAWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
The summits of the higher ones were constantly swept by the flakes of foam, and promised nothing but an inhospitable drenching.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
One of the committee rode into Savannah, through a drenching rain, to report to General Grover.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
By day, we lay and slept in the drenching heather; by night, incessantly clambered upon breakneck hills and among rude crags.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 10 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
He had taken cold from his drenching, and was shivering and feverish by turns.
LEFT ON LABRADORCHARLES ASBURY STEPHENS
The next morning I went to the prison through a drenching rain—without an umbrella, arrived early and waited for the chaplain.
PRISONS AND PRAYER: OR A LABOR OF LOVEELIZABETH RYDER WHEATON
The darkness was intense, except when cloven by the lightning, while the fall of rain was drenching and furious.
RALPH GRANGER'S FORTUNESWILLIAM PERRY BROWN
The garb of these figures, so far as it could be discerned through the drenching rain, was fantastical in the extreme.
ROOKWOODWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
The drenching by rain and spray had played havoc with his disguise; most of the coloring had been washed away.
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WORDS RELATED TO DRENCHING

  • bath
  • dive
  • douche
  • drenching
  • ducking
  • immersion
  • plunge
  • soak
  • soaking
  • swim
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.