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- adj. Completely wet; sodden
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of drench.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. abundantly covered or supplied with; often used in combination
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Too much conflict, too many days without food, too many nights drenched from the rain and you just have angry people.
Yesterday's evening rains soaked the dirt enough to cause hundreds of nightcrawlers to surface, thus thwarting death by drowning in drenched soil.
On a late summer morning so muggy that merely standing constitutes a workout, nine young adults in drenched T-shirts clear a trail in Elk Neck State Park.
` ` We can build on this, '' said Nutt, still drenched from the water bucket dumped on his head.
Torrents of rain drenched them to the skin, but inured to hardships they rejoiced in the favor which the storm bestowed.
The breeze scattered the grey locks on his temples, the rain drenched his uncovered head, he sat hiding his face in his withered hands.
My hair was matted and wild -- my limbs soiled with salt ooze; while at sea, I had thrown off those of my garments that encumbered me, and the rain drenched the thin summer-clothing I had retained -- my feet were bare, and the stunted reeds and broken shells made them bleed -- the while, I hurried to and fro, now looking earnestly on some distant rock which, islanded in the sands, bore for a moment a deceptive appearance -- now with flashing eyes reproaching the murderous ocean for its unutterable cruelty.
I don't admire the Shaolin and don't agree with their ways, but I respect a sword drenched with warm blood.
It's called "Teen Dream," which makes me wince, but the music brings to mind "drenched" and "haze" and, yep, "dreamy" -- but it has an edge underneath it that makes me want to pay attention in case it slices through.
I know you're getting kind of drenched but stick it out for a minute.
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