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1. drench

verb. ['ˈdrɛntʃ'] permeate or impregnate.

Synonyms

  • imbrue
  • saturate

Antonyms

  • undercharge
  • cool
  • dryness

Etymology

  • drenchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drencan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Drench

  • retrench
  • entrench
  • trench
  • stench
  • quench
  • french
  • clench
  • wrench
  • tench
  • rentsch
  • mench
  • lentsch
  • jentsch
  • hench
  • bench

Example sentences of the word drench


1. Verb, base form
Tap water can be used to drench or soak your plants, but high chlorine content could cause damage.

2. Noun, singular or mass
A fungicide applied as a soil drench can treat the roots of an Italian cypress suffering from root rot.

2. drench

verb. ['ˈdrɛntʃ'] force to drink.

Synonyms

  • supply
  • provide
  • imbibe
  • ply
  • drink

Antonyms

  • nonalcoholic
  • take
  • kern
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • drenchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drencan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. drench

verb. ['ˈdrɛntʃ'] cover with liquid; pour liquid onto.

Synonyms

  • brine
  • flush
  • douse
  • soak
  • draggle
  • bedraggle
  • wet
  • sluice
  • ret
  • dowse
  • sop
  • souse

Antonyms

  • fresh water
  • ill health
  • poor
  • uneven

Etymology

  • drenchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drencan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. drench

verb. ['ˈdrɛntʃ'] drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged.

Synonyms

  • swamp

Antonyms

  • recall
  • freeze

Etymology

  • drenchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drencan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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