"drenches" in the verb sense
1. swamp, drench
drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged
"The tsunami swamped every boat in the harbor"
force to drink
3. imbrue, drench
permeate or impregnate
"The war drenched the country in blood"
4. drench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souse
cover with liquid pour liquid onto
"souse water on his hot face"
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