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Verb
To drench with water or other liquid
“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.”
Verb
To cause to cease burning
“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.”
Verb
To plunge suddenly into water
“… douse the grapes in water to remove any grit.”
Verb
“… in those days a gentleman would douse his hat when going indoors.”
Noun
A hard strike with a part of the body or an instrument
“… those soccer hooligans need a sound douse or two from a police officer's club.”
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