Associations to the word «Drenched»


DRENCH, noun. A draught administered to an animal.
DRENCH, noun. (obsolete) A drink; a draught; specifically, a potion of medicine poured or forced down the throat; also, a potion that causes purging.
DRENCH, verb. To soak, to make very wet.
DRENCH, verb. To cause to drink; especially, to dose (e.g. a horse) with medicine by force.
DRENCH, noun. (obsolete) (UK) A military vassal, mentioned in the Domesday Book.

Dictionary definition

DRENCH, verb. Drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged; "The tsunami swamped every boat in the harbor".
DRENCH, verb. Force to drink.
DRENCH, verb. Permeate or impregnate; "The war drenched the country in blood".
DRENCH, verb. Cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot face".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats