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drench

1. the act or an instance of drenching
2. a dose of liquid medicine given to an animal
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In front, at a weary gallop and using his leather whip, rode an officer, disheveled and drenched, whose trousers had worked up to above his knees.
Splendid trees reared their stately tops where splendid cathedrals once had reared their domes, and sweet wild flowers blossomed in simple serenity in soil that once was drenched with human blood.
Besides, they had a knack of finding out my favourite seats and lounging in them just when I longed to lounge myself; and they took books out of the library with them, and left them face downwards on the seats all night to get well drenched with dew, though they might have known that what is meat for roses is poison for books; and they gave me to understand that if they had had the arranging of the garden it would have been finished long ago--whereas I don't believe a garden ever is finished.
They passed through the painted vineyards of Asti at the end of the grape-picking, and entered Ukiah drenched to the skin by the first winter rain.
Drenched to the skin, he walked into the little flat where the parents of his betrothed lived, in Third Street in Vassilyevsky Island.
I'll choose a great bush there drenched with rain, so that as soon as one's shoulder touches it, millions of drops drip on one's head.
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Shortly after the incident, stowaway, who drenched in blood, was taken to the hospital for treatment.
The little ones are excited as they get drenched playing under the water, proving a respite from the summer heat.
A woman holds a picture of the Virgin Mary and a Koran in one hand, and a blood drenched flag in the other in front of presidential palace.
Watched by proud sons Brooklyn, 13, Romeo, 10, and seven-year-old Cruz, the former England skipper's kit went virtually see-through as he was drenched in bubbly by delighted teammates.
Hurricane Sandy drenched the country's south with more than 20 inches (500 millimeters) of rain in 24 hours.