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drench

(drĕnch)
tr.v. drenched, drenching, drenches
1. To wet through and through; soak.
2. To administer a large oral dose of liquid medicine to (an animal).
n.
1. The act of wetting or becoming wet through and through.
2. A large dose of liquid medicine, especially one administered to an animal by pouring down the throat.

drench′er n.

drench

A dose of medicine that is administered to an animal by pouring it into its mouth.

drench

1. to give medicines in liquid form by mouth and forcing the animal to drink. See also drenching.
2. medicines given as a drench.
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Norwood smashed in an effort, which Drench punched wide for a corner as the Bebington Kop urged the home side on.
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At the other end the always busy Rodgers set up Willock for a shot that forced Drench to save smartly before Anyon again did well to divert the danger as he tipped away a Baker cross.
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Local children who crowded around to see the two celebrities were also challenged to experience the Drench Roulette, an enormous inflatable apple filled to bursting point with 80 litres of liquid.
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Graeme Armstrong forced a couple of decent saves from Guiseley goalkeeper Steve Drench and following a good Spartans move involving Neal Hookes and Richie Slaughter, Drench denied Hookes.
Home keeper Steven Drench forced the match beyond 90 minutes with a heroic performance but an own goal from substitute Jack Thornton finally broke the deadlock.