1 He cannot be in bed, I thought: those showers would drench him through.
2 Only then he suddenly awoke to the fact that he had been wrong about the weather and the rain was drenching his hay.
3 Serpuhovskoy went into the house to the bathroom to wash his hands and found Vronsky there; Vronsky was drenching his head with water.
4 And now a drenching rain poured down and the rising hurricane drove it in sheets along the ground.
5 Now she remembered the little umbrella, which she had forgotten to take in her hurry to be off, but regret was unavailing, and nothing could be done but borrow one or submit to a drenching.
6 When they were more than usually tall she lifted the baby to the top of her head, that it might be out of the reach of their drenching fronds.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 5: 8 Rain, Darkness, and Anxious Wanderers
7 Then she snatched her hands from his, threw her arms about his neck, and pressed a sudden drenched cheek against his face.
8 Her long hair was drenched in sweat and her gown stuck in wet spots to her body.
9 The night was drenched in warm soft darkness and she lay staring into it, dull as an ox.
10 Beyond the turrets of the outer wall the jungle glared and shrieked, and the sun was furious above drenched orchids.
11 Nothing moved except the gliding carriages, and the people were small and wooden, spots in a picture drenched with gold and hard bright blues.
12 He sauntered into the living-room and his glance passed from her drenched hat to her smeared rubbers.
13 The wet snow drenched their gloves; the water underfoot splashed their itching ankles.
14 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 MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
15 During all this blackness of the elements, Ahab, though assuming for the time the almost continual command of the drenched and dangerous deck, manifested the gloomiest reserve; and more seldom than ever addressed his mates.