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synonyms for drenching

On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to drenching, such as: dive, plunge, bath, douche, ducking, and immersion.

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 Bruce | A. 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 Crimea | William 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 Sea | Victor Hugo
  • One of the committee rode into Savannah, through a drenching rain, to report to General Grover.

    The Boys of '61 | Charles Carleton Coffin.
  • By day, we lay and slept in the drenching heather; by night, incessantly clambered upon breakneck hills and among rude crags.

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