verb (used with object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of drench
synonym study for drench
OTHER WORDS FROM drenchdrencher, noundrench·ing·ly, adverbun·drenched, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for drench
I blasted the Beastie Boys and chemically straightened my curls, drenching them with Sun-In until I, too, had long, golden waves.
The wind is fierce—gusts are blowing rain like wet bullets, drenching everything.
Defensiveness has swept over the culture like a giant wave, drenching daily choices in cold water.
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.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 10 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson