Definitions

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  • adv. In a drenching manner.

Etymologies

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drenching +‎ -ly

Examples

  • The past and future dissolved into an endless now, a forever of pain and struggle, with the heat of his toil welling up in Kinsman drenchingly.

    Ten Minutes, That's It

  • Streaked brown wood, sort of drenchingly dark brown like the staved towers on the rooftops, the tanks filled with water and mostly bare to the elements but sometimes enclosed in elaborate churchly structures with lancet arches and great eagled ornamentation.

    Underworld

  • The mere act of walking from one drenchingly humid room to a relatively delightful room in the same household threw me instantly back to the actual Pink House.

    6/30/03 Brooklyn, NY A few

  • It had been raining heavily all night, and the torrents were still coming down drenchingly when Mrs. van Warmelo was aroused by a knock at her bedroom window and "Gentleman Jim's" voice, with all the drawl gone, calling out anxiously, "Missis, come, the police want you!"

    The Petticoat Commando Boer Women in Secret Service

  • The bright line in the west moved very slowly upwards, and the rain continued to fall, although less drenchingly than before.

    Wanderings by southern waters, eastern Aquitaine

  • While I have experienced pleasure and even wonder at times in various places in which I have lived, it is really only in Baltimore where I have felt deeply and soul-drenchingly happy, truly at home in my own skin, and comfortable and accepted by a populace which by and large not only accepts difference & individuality & full-fledged creativity but treasures these commodities far above money or material things.

    Blogtimore, Hon

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