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Similar words: French · trench · wrench · drenched · bench · branch · brunch · clench · crunch · quench
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drench

1 verb soak TRANSITIVEbáigh verb  c m ufliuch go craiceannthey drenched me with their water pistols bháigh siad mé lena ngunnaí uiscethe rain had drenched us bhíomar fliuch go craiceann ag an mbáisteachthe towel was drenched in blood bhí an tuáille báite le fuil, bhí an tuáille ar maos i bhfuilI was drenched in sweat bhí mé ag bárcadh allais, bhí mé báite i mo chuid allais, bhí an t-allas ar sileadh liomI got drenched to the skin fliuchadh go craiceann mé, bhí mé fliuch báite, bhí mé i mo líbín báite 2 verb sprinkle liberally with perfume etc TRANSITIVEdon't drench the salad with vinegar ná báigh an sailéad i bhfínéagarhe drenches himself with aftershave steallann sé lóis iarbhearrtha air féin
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3 verb flood with light etc TRANSITIVEthe room was drenched in sunlight bhí solas na gréine ag scairdeadh isteach sa seomra, bhí an ghrian ag scaladh isteach sa seomra 4 verb inundate with sth TRANSITIVEthey drenched the enemy with shells chaoch siad an namhaid le sliogáinshe drenched the room with music líon sí an seomra le ceol

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