To douse is defined as to drench someone or something with liquid, or to quickly put out a fire.(verb)
An example of douse is when you pour a bucket of water over someone's head, soaking him with water.
See douse in Webster's New World College Dictionary
See douse in American Heritage Dictionary 4
also dowseverb doused doused also dowsed, dous·ing also dows·ing, dous·es also dows·es verb, transitive
Origin: From obsolete douse, to strike.
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