DRENCH's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of drench
Definition:
v. wet through and through; soak; put potion down throat of; steep in moisture; wet thoroughly
Example:
The poster don't stick even though I drench it with glue.
Sentence in Classic:
Heaven was still and faintly luminous and the air sweet to breathe, as in a thicket drenched with showers; and amid peace and shimmering lights and quiet fragrance he made a covenant with his heart.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Everything in camp was drenched, the campfire as well; for they were but heedless lads, like their generation, and had made no provision against rain.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
The nurse was not wet on the lower part of her dress, but Kitty was drenched through, and her soaked clothes clung to her.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In front, at a weary gallop and using his leather whip, rode an officer, disheveled and drenched, whose trousers had worked up to above his knees.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The whole bed would have been drenched to a scarlet with the blood which the girl must have lost to leave such a pallor as she had before the transfusion.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
Then she snatched her hands from his, threw her arms about his neck, and pressed a sudden drenched cheek against his face.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton Context
I did not dare return to the apartment which I inhabited, but felt impelled to hurry on, although drenched by the rain which poured from a black and comfortless sky.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
She stood in the door of the hut, with a blanket round her, looking into the drenched, motionless silence.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
It was a boy less than ten years of age, ragged, very small, yellow, with an odd phiz, a vivacious eye, an enormous amount of hair drenched with rain, and wearing a contented air.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
Beyond the turrets of the outer wall the jungle glared and shrieked, and the sun was furious above drenched orchids.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
Wet, drenched through, and shivering cold, despairing of ship or boat, we lifted up our eyes as the dawn came on.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context