wet+thoroughly

  • 1wet out — transitive verb : to wet thoroughly; specifically : to make (textiles) more absorbent by treating with a wetting agent prior to dyeing or bleaching * * * wet out 1. To wet thoroughly (old) 2. To cleanse (eg raw material in textile manufacture) by …

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  • 2wet — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} verb ADVERB ▪ thoroughly ▪ Wet your hair thoroughly before applying the shampoo. ▪ slightly PREPOSITION ▪ with ▪ …

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  • 3wet — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. damp, moist, dewy; clammy, dank, humid, dripping; rainy, showery, foggy, misty; soaked, drenched, saturated; watery, waterlogged. v. t. soak, moisten, dampen, drench, saturate; immerse, dip,… …

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  • 4thoroughly — adv. Thoroughly is used with these adjectives: ↑amused, ↑annoyed, ↑ashamed, ↑bewildered, ↑bored, ↑charming, ↑confused, ↑contemporary, ↑convinced, ↑convincing, ↑corrupt, ↑ …

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  • 5wet through — 1. adjective Soaked. Very wet. If you stay out in the rain, you will get wet through. 2. verb To soak or drench thoroughly …

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  • 6all wet — adjective a) Thoroughly soaked; drenched. When I came home, I found a common looking person, all wet and muddy. b) Utterly incorrect; erroneous; uninformed. The lull gave Johnson a chance to show such critics as Canadas Prime Minister Lester… …

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  • 7soak — soaker, n. soakingly, adv. /sohk/, v.i. 1. to lie in and become saturated or permeated with water or some other liquid. 2. to pass, as a liquid, through pores, holes, or the like: The rain soaked through the tear in the umbrella. 3. to be… …

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  • 8soak — /soʊk / (say sohk) verb (i) 1. to lie in and become saturated or permeated with water or some other liquid. 2. to pass (in, through, out, etc.), as a liquid, through pores or interstices. 3. to be thoroughly wet. 4. to become known slowly: the… …

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  • 9soak — [[t]soʊk[/t]] v. i. 1) to lie in and become saturated or permeated with water or some other liquid 2) to pass, as a liquid, through pores, holes, or the like: Rain soaked through the roof[/ex] 3) to be thoroughly wet 4) to penetrate or become… …

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  • 10drench´ing|ly — drench «drehnch», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to wet thoroughly; soak: »A heavy rain drenched the campers and they had to dry out their wet clothing. SYNONYM(S): See syn. under wet. (Cf. ↑wet) 2. to cause to drink; co …

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  • 11drench´er — drench «drehnch», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to wet thoroughly; soak: »A heavy rain drenched the campers and they had to dry out their wet clothing. SYNONYM(S): See syn. under wet. (Cf. ↑wet) 2. to cause to drink; co …

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  • 12drench — v. a. 1. Saturate, soak, steep, imbrue, wet thoroughly, wet through, wet through and through. 2. Physic, purge …

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  • 13drench — I. noun Date: before 12th century 1. a poisonous or medicinal drink; specifically a large dose of medicine mixed with liquid and put down the throat of an animal 2. a. something that drenches b. a quantity sufficient to drench or saturate II.… …

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  • 14wash — I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English wascan; akin to Old High German waskan to wash and perhaps to Old English wæter water Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. a. to cleanse by or as if by the action of liquid (as water) b …

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  • 15drench — drencher, n. drenchingly, adv. /drench/, v.t. 1. to wet thoroughly; soak. 2. to saturate by immersion in a liquid; steep. 3. to cover or fill completely; bathe: trees drenched with sunlight. 4. Vet. Med. to administer a draft of medicine to (an… …

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  • 16sop — n. & v. n. 1 a piece of bread etc. dipped in gravy etc. 2 a thing given or done to pacify or bribe. v. (sopped, sopping) 1 intr. be drenched (came home sopping; sopping wet clothes). 2 tr. (foll. by up) absorb (liquid) in a towel etc. 3 tr. wet… …

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  • 17SOP — n. & v. n. 1 a piece of bread etc. dipped in gravy etc. 2 a thing given or done to pacify or bribe. v. (sopped, sopping) 1 intr. be drenched (came home sopping; sopping wet clothes). 2 tr. (foll. by up) absorb (liquid) in a towel etc. 3 tr. wet… …

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  • 18Drench — Drench, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Drenched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Drenching}.] [AS. drencan to give to drink, to drench, the causal of drincan to drink; akin to D. drenken, Sw. dr[ a]nka, G. tr[ a]nken. See {Drink}.] 1. To cause to drink; especially, to… …

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  • 19Drenched — Drench Drench, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Drenched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Drenching}.] [AS. drencan to give to drink, to drench, the causal of drincan to drink; akin to D. drenken, Sw. dr[ a]nka, G. tr[ a]nken. See {Drink}.] 1. To cause to drink;… …

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  • 20Drenching — Drench Drench, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Drenched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Drenching}.] [AS. drencan to give to drink, to drench, the causal of drincan to drink; akin to D. drenken, Sw. dr[ a]nka, G. tr[ a]nken. See {Drink}.] 1. To cause to drink;… …

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