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put out

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to plunge briefly in or into a liquid

to make thoroughly wet

to cause to stop burning or giving light

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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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The prosecution of Douse was then deferred, said Steven Reed, a spokesman for the Bronx District Attorney's Office.
Douse had fired a fourth shot in the direction of the officers and his intended victim before being hit himself.
It's the first year we have raised money for the hospice in this way but, after its success, I imagine we'll be doing it every year," Mr Douse added.
Crews took about an hour to douse the fire and get rid of smoke.
BOOST: Health club manager Phil Douse presents the cheque to Janet Griffin.
And as he was engulfed in flames, she jumped on top of him, spreading her habit to douse the flames.
London [UK], Dec 24 ( ANI ): The London Zoo reopened to visitors today after the firefighters managed to douse the fire out that had engulfed a popular cafe.
Captain Mark Douse said: "You could say we reached the highs and then sank to the depths but that's cricket.
Four fixed-wing aircraft, including two county-leased SuperScoopers, and four water-dropping helicopters helped douse the flames.
Summary: Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 27 (ANI): At least three fire officials, who were trying to douse the flames after a massive fire broke out at a slum in the Behrampada locality near Mumbai's Bandra station yesterday evening, sustained injuries and were, hence, immediately shifted to the Bhabha Hospital .
Shocked neighbours tried to douse the flames with water in the minutes before fire crews arrived.
Palanisamy has announced that the fireman, who died while attempting to douse the flames at a Chennai bakery, will be given relief from the Chief Minister's fund and his kin will be provided with a government job.
23 ( ANI ): Raging fire engulfed the warehouse of a chemical factory and a cloth industrial unit in Gujarat and Maharashtra on Tuesday, as firefighters struggled to douse the inferno.
2 -- 3 -- color; 2 -- ran in SAC and AV edition; 3 -- ran in SAC edition only) Firefighters, above, roll burning logs into Bouquet Canyon Creek to douse them.
Andrew Gilbert, 24, claimed Midland Bank manager 21-year-old Kathryn Douse was rude and patronising, passed him over for promotion and wanted rid of him because she didn't like working closely with a man.