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Dreibund
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drek
Drench
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Drenched definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DRENCHED, pp. Soaked; thoroughly wet; purged with a dose.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: abundantly covered or supplied with; often used in combination; "drenched in moonlight"; "moon-drenched meadows" [syn: drenched, drenched in]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Drench Drench, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Drenched; p. pr. & vb. n. Drenching.] [AS. drencan to give to drink, to drench, the causal of drincan to drink; akin to D. drenken, Sw. dr["a]nka, G. tr["a]nken. See Drink.] 1. To cause to drink; especially, to dose by force; to put a potion down the throat of, as of a horse; hence. to purge violently by physic. As ``to fell,'' is ``to make to fall,'' and ``to lay,'' to make to lie.'' so ``to drench,'' is ``to make to drink.'' --Trench. 2. To steep in moisture; to wet thoroughly; to soak; to saturate with water or other liquid; to immerse. Now dam the ditches and the floods restrain; Their moisture has already drenched the plain. --Dryden.

Moby Thesaurus

addled, awash, bathed, beery, bemused, besotted, blind drunk, bloated, bursting, choked, congested, crammed, crapulent, crapulous, crowded, deluged, dipped, distended, dizzy, dribbling, dripping, dripping wet, drowned, drunk, drunken, engulfed, far-gone, filled to overflowing, flooded, flustered, fou, full, gay, giddy, glorious, glutted, gorged, happy, hyperemic, immersed, in liquor, in spate, inebriate, inebriated, inebrious, intoxicated, inundated, jam-packed, jammed, jolly, macerated, maudlin, mellow, merry, muddled, nappy, oozing, overblown, overburdened, overcharged, overfed, overflowed, overflowing, overfraught, overfreighted, overfull, overladen, overloaded, overstocked, overstuffed, oversupplied, overweighted, packed, permeated, plethoric, ready to burst, reeling, running over, satiated, saturated, seeping, shikker, soaked, soaking, soaking wet, soaky, sodden, soggy, sopping, sopping wet, soppy, sotted, soused, steeped, stuffed, stuffed up, submerged, submersed, supercharged, supersaturated, surcharged, surfeited, swamped, swollen, tiddly, tipsy, under the influence, waterlogged, watersoaked, weeping, weltering, wet, whelmed, wringing wet




 


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