Synonyms of 'douse'
to put out (a light)The crew began to douse the fire.
to drench with water or other liquidThey doused him in petrol.
They turned fire hoses on the people and drenched them.
Soak the soil around each bush with at least 4 gallons of water.
green beans steeped in olive oil
If the filter has been saturated with motor oil, discard it.
She splashed around in the pool trying to duck him.
Submerge the pieces of fish in the poaching liquid and simmer.
immerse, , ,
The electrodes are immersed in liquid.
plunge into water
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in the sense of duck
to plunge suddenly under waterShe splashed around in the pool trying to duck him.
in the sense of extinguish
to put out (a fire or light)It took about 50 minutes to extinguish the fire.
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