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Synonyms for drenching

the act of making something completely wet

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After working closely with their vet, Elfed Lewis, of Ystwyth veterinary surgery, they have reduced the quantity of drench used and the time spent drenching sheep.
When Sadness Comes Pouring Down": How sadness comes down / like a gray cloud out of the clear sky / Oh what a startling surprise / when the rain begins to pour down / with that drenching sound /What was once a bright day / drifts slowly away / on a sail into the bay.
Drenching involves the application of a disinfectant that kills the spores which could cause mould.
Big Brother star Federico got a drenching on his return visit to Newcastle.
But this drenching definitely does not spritz from family-friendly sources.
The three children plan to run away to Ocean City, but just as they are leaving town a storm comes up, with drenching rain that creates another fearful flood.
Our computer modelling suggests that in 14 to 18 years, graziers may be able to stop drenching completely, provided their resistant sheep are kept separate.
Activities will range from enormous games of SOAKERTAG - pitting hundreds of co-eds against each other in a drenching fight to the finish - to a wet and wacky SUPER SOAKER obstacle course.