douse

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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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Four fire dousers bought recently by the administration have gone out of order.
Sometimes when some of the would be dousers were a little bit shakey due to slight bouts of DT's, I would contrive to heave a boot or some other missile and so relieve my rather anxious feelings.
Subramonian had warned us of the potential 'spice attack' before we started eating, so we ordered a couple of drinks (Dh18) as ready dousers - a refreshing 'Sunrise' made of equal portions of freshly squeezed oranges, grenadines and bitter lemon and a sweet pulpy mango milkshake made of Alphonso mangoes.
AN everyday story of Scouser Dousers, Firefighters - BBC1's new documentary series on Wednesdays - followed two busy watches of salty Liverpool firemen (who handle 5,000 emergency calls a year) in fly-on- the-engine style.
There are total 21 fire stations in the city including the emergency response centre Hawks Bay, while 45 fire tenders, three snorkels and dousers are currently in working but still it does not meet the requirement The buildings here in the city are not equipped with fire safety systems and emergency exits that hamper speedy working of fire fighters, he mentioned.