Definition of Drenched

1. Adjective. Abundantly covered or supplied with; often used in combination. "Moon-drenched meadows"

Exact synonyms: Drenched In
Similar to: Covered



Definition of Drenched

1. Adjective. Completely wet; sodden ¹

2. Verb. (past of drench) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Drenched

1. drench [v] - See also: drench

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drenched

dreidels
dreidl
dreidls
dreigh
dreikanter
drein
dreined
dreining
dreins
dreissena
drek
drekly
dreks
drench
drenche
drenched (current term)
drenched in
drencher
drenchers
drenches
drenching
drenchingly
drengage
drengages
drent
drepanidium
drepanocyte
drepanocytic
drepanocytic anaemia
drepanocytic anemia

Literary usage of Drenched

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1. Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries by Charles Darwin (1846)
"The whole sight is horrible and revolting: the ground is almost made of bones, and the horses and riders are drenched with gore. CHAPTER VII. ..."

2. The Life of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini (1920)
"was running drenched with blood through Venice after the event, he took refuge in a crowded church, and fervently commended himself to the Divine protection ..."

3. In the Forbidden Land: An Account of a Journey Into Tibet, Capture by the by Arnold Henry Savage Landor (1898)
"... war than the heavy clouds which had been hanging over our heads poured forth such a torrent of rain that in a moment we were drenched to the skin. ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"... and I don't remember much more till I found myself actually drenched with vinegar that old Catty Lalor was pouring over me, when 1 got up again, ..."

5. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"drenched with rain and sweat, 1 continue to walk alongside of them. On the steps of the church of St. Louis I perceive one of their friends full of respect ..."

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