Verb(1) put out, as of a candle or a light(2) wet thoroughly(3) dip into a liquid(4) immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate(5) lower quickly(6) slacken(7) cover with liquid; pour liquid onto
(1) nothing could douse her sudden euphoria(2) My older brothers would clunk along the deck above, hauling on lines, and shouting to each other in the wind as they struggled to douse the flapping sails.(3) Luckily fire crews managed to douse the flames and neither of the women were injured.(4) Mr Clear explained that if a lake was put in place not only would it be a great amenity to the Slieve Blooms but also a great source of water to douse any fires which may break out in the forestry.(5) Since there is no access to large volumes of water, fires in Central Australia are generally fought with machinery like graders and bulldozers and small containers of water to douse spot fires which jump breaks.(6) Some shielded their eyes from the intense lights as others began to douse the ship's sails, accepting the fact that their voyage had come to an early end.(7) The teen reacted instinctively and without regard for his own safety climbed through the flat's lounge window to help the woman douse the fire which had started in a bin in her lounge.(8) Before major events in the city, he has spent thousands of dollars to douse clouds with dry ice and liquid nitrogen.(9) After thoroughly covering your entire body, turn on the warm water and liberally douse a loofah with a liquid soap.(10) This worked about as well as the little baggie of muesli, whose contents one was expected to douse in a milk-like liquid.(11) I gratefully grab a cup from a girl in a yellow bib, take a couple of sips and pour the cold water over my head, feeling it douse my hair, run down my face and trickle onto my chest.(12) He noted the house had been doused in petrol after it was ransacked.(13) Her t-shirt was doused in some liquid most likely liquor.(14) Fire tenders rushed to the spot and doused the flames.(15) Cupping my hands of the cool liquid, I doused my face in it, staring up at my wet faced reflection in the mirror blankly.(16) With the air reeking of smoke, the firefighters got to work in dousing the flames as the flashing blue light of the fire engine lit the neighbourhood.
1. drench ::
2. extinguish ::
4. dowse ::
5. soak ::
6. duck ::
7. dip ::
Different Formsdouse, doused, douses, dousing
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