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Verb
Present participle for to drench with water or other liquid
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“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.”
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Present participle for to extinguish a flame or fire
“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.”
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Present participle for to plunge suddenly into water
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Present participle for to take off (something worn)
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Present participle for to wash or bathe oneself, or someone else, while immersed in a bath
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Present participle for to switch off or power down (something)
Noun
A brief immersion in liquid
“He took delight in game hunting, dousing himself in good drink and revelry.”
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