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douseverb [T]

(also dowse) uk   /daʊs/  us   /daʊs/
to make something or someone wet by throwing a lot of liquid over it, him, or her: We watched as demonstrators doused a car in/with petrol and set it alight.
to stop a fire or light from burning or shining, especially by putting water on it or by covering it with something
(Definition of douse from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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douseverb [T]

 us   /dɑʊs, dɑʊz/
to throw water or another liquid on someone or something: To get rid of weeds, I douse them with plain white vinegar.fig. The room was doused in light.
To douse something is also to end it, esp. to extinguish (= stop) a fire by putting water on it: Efforts to douse the flames were hampered by high winds. Douse the lights (= turn off the lights).
(Definition of douse from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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