douse


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  • verb

Synonyms for douse

put out

Synonyms for douse

to plunge briefly in or into a liquid

to make thoroughly wet

to cause to stop burning or giving light

Synonyms for douse

put out, as of a candle or a light

wet thoroughly

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dip into a liquid

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immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate

lower quickly

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slacken

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Douse had fired a fourth shot in the direction of the officers and his intended victim before being hit himself.
Additional Divisional Fire Officer Kartar Singh said that around six fire engines rushed to the spot to douse the fire and extinguished the flames after battling for hours.
The officers ordered Douse to drop the gun but instead he fired another round," NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly said at a news conference.
Staff managed to douse the fire before the fire service arrived.
Douse, who was benched after some strange officiating returned in the third as Tigers hit eight points without reply.
People watched in horror as buckets of water were thrown over Mr Arrowsmith to douse the flames in the pub car park.
GAME PLAN: Cannons Health Club manager Phil Douse presents the cheque to hospice fundraiser Janet Griffin.
Summary: Around a dozen fire tenders were put to douse the fire, which was noticed around noon.
Summary: DUBAI - Civil Defence personnel battled for hours to douse a fire which broke out in a building materials warehouse in Al Quoz on Monday evening.
Laura tele-talk show, said her "publicists have attempted to douse water on the flames.
But the election of Vicente Fox Quesada, ending the Institutional Revolutionary Party's chokehold on the presidency, shows that seven decades of fraud and electoral roadblocks didn't douse the population's belief in democracy.
At least 27 fire-tenders were used to douse the flames.
Chris told how he rushed to help the young woman, dragging her to a puddle and rolling her around in it in a desperate bid to douse the flames.
Miss Douse was not at the Manchester hearing and is now boss of another branch in the Midlands.
The firemen struggled to douse the fire as several shanties were gutted.