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  Words related to douse

Related / Similar Words: drench, dowse, soak, sop, souse, dunk, dip, plunge, duck, put out

 

Definition:
  • cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot face";
  • slacken; "douse a rope";
  • lower quickly; "douse a sail";
  • immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate; "dip the garment into the cleaning solution"; "dip the brush into the paint";
  • dip into a liquid; "He dipped into the pool";
  • wet thoroughly;
  • put out, as of a candle or a light; "Douse the lights";

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    Hyponyms: brine, bedraggle, bate, ret, sluice, flush, sop, dip, duck, dabble

     

    Derivational Morphology: drenching, soaking, souse, sousing, downpour, cloudburst, deluge, waterspout, torrent, pelter, soaker, submersion, immersion, ducking, dousing, dip, plunge, plunger, plumber's helper, dipper, Dunker, Dunkard, Tunker

     

     
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